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Motivated

Hear, hear!

georgina.m.lloyd

It seems after declaring my commitment to running a half marathon in my post last week, the world knew I would be in need of some inspiration. Devastatingly it came in the form of a press release from Beyond Type 1, a juvenile diabetes charity I recently became involved with. “In 2017 funding for Type 1 diabetes clinics in Uganda and neighboring African nations will stop flowing.” I don’t know why this took me by surprise, cuts have been happening in low developed countries for years now, this is just another government cut. However, I then saw a campaign flyer from The Sonia Nabeta foundation, a charity which works to raise money for these much needed cases.

The post put it simply that $40 would provide a child with access to 3 HbA1c, Creatinine and Lipid profiles a year. This test shows your average blood sugar over a period of time. These numbers…

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