An estimated 8% of the national population is struggling with diabetes or in patients with diabetes. Diabetes is a chronic disease in which blood sugar levels are increased, and therefore, we can speak in the vernacular about diabetes.
In the context of the Werelddiabetesdag (november 14), the kinderdiabetesteam of the ZNA Queen Paola children’s Hospital, to draw attention to type I Diabetes, is a condition that affects children and young adults with the condition. The disease is still unknown, and there are a lot of prejudices that the children and their parents have to face.
Jan Vanlooveren, himself a father of 2 kids with type I diabetes took over, along with Eva de Roovere and the duet, ‘Sweet’, on the occasion of the Werelddiabetesdag.