3 million Americans suffer from type I diabetes. This autoimmune disease can have devastating complications, including eye, kidney, liver and heart problems. But there is new hope through careful diabetes management and a groundbreaking clinical trial of an artificial pancreas at Seattle s Benaroya Research Institute at Virginia Mason. Research participant, Annie Shultz, and the nurse practitioner who monitors testing at BRI s Diabetes Clinical Research Program, Dana VanBuecken, join New Day to share their experiences.
Have fun and support BRI s efforts by attending the Boeing Classic, today, August 19th, through the 25th at TPC Snoqualmie Ridge. All proceeds from the region s premier golf event benefit BRI.
To read more about Annie and the artificial pancreas, click here.