Undocumented with Type 1 Diabetes - A Three-Part Series
We explore the hurdles to type 1 diabetes that undocumented immigrants, and children of undocumented immigrants, face in the United States.
Dr. Sanjeev N. Mehta, a Joslin Diabetes Center pediatric endocrinologist, sees opportunity in standardizing patient data collection. He’s collaborating with the T1D Exchange Quality Improvement Collaborative to harness clinical data to improve diabetes care.
The Trump Administration proposes barring immigrants who might use Medicaid and CHIP. Health officials warn this could cause many to forgo routine care. This the final part in our “Undocumented with Type 1 Diabetes” series.