6abc Features Young Lacrosse Star with Type 1 Diabetes

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Managing type 1 diabetes can be challenging for both a child and family. Add in sports, and the balancing act gets more complicated. Ricky Amorim was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at age 7, but he didn’t let that stop him from playing lacrosse. With support from our Diabetes Center team, he now embraces his diabetes and has learned to manage his condition as an athlete.

Learn more about Ricky in this story from 6abc.