A look Inside - A Day in the Life with Type 1 Diabetes at the International Museum of Surgical Science

March 25, 2023 | 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Individuals and families explore parts of life with Type 1 Diabetes (T1D), a hidden disability. The activity offers experiential opportunity for exploration and reflection. By crafting their own Diabetes Care Kit, participants are afforded time to learn about what a person with T1D uses on a daily basis. This allows exploration of the materials, the science behind blood sugar, dosing of medication, and insulin. The activity enables a review of process and procedure in daily practices. It also affords participants with opportunity to consider compassion for others in myriad ways.

Disability is experienced by 26% of the US population, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (2023).

Exploring what a day in the life with T1D looks like offers space for understanding, reflection, and development of compassion. 

This is a drop-in program that will run approximately 30 minutes and will run between 1PM and 3PM. The program is free with Museum Admission, which can be purchased online at imss.org or at the front door.

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