This is Episode 3 of a 6-part series talking about how to overcome the biggest mental health challenges of living with T1D.
In this episode, we talk to Adelina Pink about the mental health challenges of being diagnosed with T1D as an adult. Adelina was diagnosed with T1D in March 2019 when she was 31 years old, and she runs Project NEWBET1C, a non-profit funded by online sales of apparel designed by fellow Type 1s that helps newly diagnosed T1Ds get access to helpful educational resources.
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A T1D diagnosis it tough at any age, but being diagnosed as an adult comes with some unique challenges. Adelina talks about how, with the support of the T1D community, she has faced these challenges head-on and come away stronger.
You can find Adelina on Instagram @t1addy.