When you are diagnosed with diabetes, it is natural and OK to ask: “Why me?” It’s easy to feel that getting diabetes is unfair, and to wonder why you were the one to get it.

“Why me?” is a hard question to answer, there are scientists around the world working hard to find out why some kids get diabetes, but they do not have a clear answer yet. Diabetes is not your fault, it can happen to anyone, at any age.

As you learn to live with and manage your diabetes, you will realise that you can live a full and healthy life. Many kids have found that they become better at managing many other aspects of their life because of their diabetes.

By putting in the effort to learn to take care of yourself and to live well with diabetes. This will benefit your long-term health and help you to achieve your life goals and dreams.

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