Diagnosed with type 2 diabetes in 2016
The problem with diabetes is that a lot of people don’t see the effects upfront, they see it as a long-term thing and ignore it in the short term.
Francisco saw his Type 2 diagnosis as a wake up call. His high HbA1c levels prompted him to change his diet and exercise regime, and ensure he was accessing his essential healthcare checks. He wants everyone with diabetes to be aware of how important it is to take their diagnosis seriously, in order to reduce their risk of developing complications.