Shining a spotlight on diabetes
Gracie Clingan, 7, and her mom Rita look over the kits they need to test Gracie's blood and administer insulin. The first-grader was recently diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes. Democrat photo by Shelly Thorene
A7-year-old would normally fidget with boredom having to listening to adults talk about disease.
After all, that's something adults worry about, not children.
But Gracie Clingan is not like most 7-year-olds because she has Type 1 diabetes — the very disease the adults are talking about. Continue Reading