A short video involving members of the International Diabetes Federation's (IDF) Young Leaders in Diabetes who are the key drivers in improving the lives of young people living with diabetes.
Growing up with diabetes: a youth perspective
What is it like to grow up with an NCD? Ms. Krystal Boyea, Youth Ambassador, North America & the Caribbean, to the International Diabetes Federation, spoke as part of a panel side event during the 45th Session of the Commission on Population and Development United Nations Economic and Social Council (UN ECOSOC). The panel, "Laying the Foundation for Healthy and Productive Living: Prevention of Non Communicable Diseases in Adolescents and Youth," was hosted by PAHO AND held at the Turkish Center in New York City on Aprl 24, 2012.