Type 1 diabetes: Father says son gets comments such as ‘he must have eaten a lot of sweets’

Seven-year-old Joshua Wong, seen here with his father Wong Soon Yeow, was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes in 2019. ST PHOTO: GIN TAY
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SINGAPORE – Do not be quick to judge people who have diabetes for having taken too many sweets and soft drinks.

Seven-year-old Joshua Wong has been on the receiving end of such remarks since he was diagnosed with the condition three years ago.

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