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“Being part of the picture in a campaign to help treat and cure diabetes is important to me. I can help other people with diabetes know that everybody has ups and down with the disease.”
Wallem also talks about developing diabetic retinopathy and other struggles he has had to face – but sees it as a positive sign that diabetes is being talked about a lot more in today’s society than when he was growing up.
His last point is especially true – more and more people are learning about diabetes, and although many misconceptions remain, it is up to us to educate people and push for more attention for the cause.