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Technology helps boy adjust to diabetes diagnosis

Last year, 9-year-old Marcus Schmidt’s life changed when he was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes. Managing his condition is tough, mom Alysha says, but is made much easier thanks to a wearable glucose monitoring system. Marcus’ family and teachers can keep an eye on his blood sugar no matter where he is, no needles or blood tests required. Kim talks with the Schmidts about Marcus’ diagnosis, how their lives have changed and how technology helps relieve some of the stress of their new normal.

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