T1D Exchange Glu is committed to identifying the barriers to good care that people with type 1 diabetes face, with the understanding that different communities must manage unique issues when it comes to healthcare access.
In this three-part series, we examine the challenges that undocumented immigrants with type 1 diabetes, and the children of undocumented immigrants, must overcome to receive necessary diabetes care.
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An Ethiopian immigrant who sought asylum in the United States is diagnosed with type 1 diabetes just as her immigration case stalls.
Providers at Texas Children’s Hospital and others work diligently to get children of undocumented parents the care they need.
The Trump Administration proposes barring immigrants who might use Medicaid and CHIP. Health officials warn this could cause many to forgo routine care.
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