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Dispelling the myths of type 1 diabetes

A mother from Halifax is campaigning to dispel the myths surrounding Type 1 Diabetes. Three of Jodie Ward's five children have the condition.

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Mother wants to dispel diabetes stereotypes

A mother from Halifax is campaigning to get rid of diabetes stereotypes. Three of Jodie Ward's five children suffer from type 1 diabetes.

They have to be monitored around the clock and have regular injections. Jodie says many people label her a bad parent who gives her children too many sweets. She's using World Diabetes Awareness Day to make people realise that nothing could be further from the truth.

Children need regular monitoring

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