Juan Manuel Gómez


How long have you been living with diabetes?

I have been living with type 1 diabetes for 42 years.

What are the most important things that have supported your diabetes care?

When I was diagnosed, my father was told that I would not reach the age of 20. Thanks to my doctor who educated me and taught me the benefits of insulin, I can live up to 100 years.

What does the centenary of insulin mean to you?

Insulin for me means health, life, and the freedom to eat anything I want. It's like petrol for a car or oxygen for the body.

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