The Kenya Diabetes Management and Information Centre (DMI Centre) is a not-for-profit registered medical charity founded in May 1999 with the aim of educating the public about diabetes. The Kenya Diabetes Management and Information Centre (DMI Centre) was founded in response to the alarm raised by various international and local organizations about the increase in
I was three years old when I was diagnosed with diabetes, all I knew was that I was sick and the doctors needed me to take daily injections. It was a big blow to my family members who did not know much about the condition
It took me a really long time to understand what diabetes was.
It meant that I had to watch what I ate, exercise and make sure to take my insulin regularly to regulate my blood glucose for the rest of my life. It was not as easy handling my condition in school as well since people did not understand my condition, but with the help of my friends and family I have been able to manage it.
I realized that my condition was not a sentence that I had to pay for and that I could be able to live a long healthy life as long as I managed my condition well.