New insulin kit helps children with diabetes

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Mexican designer Renata Souza Luque watched her 6-year-old nephew Thomas struggle with his insulin injections after being diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes. So she decided to do something about it. Like tens of thousands of other children, Thomas has to inject himself with insulin several times each day. However, the injection site must be rotated regularly to prevent damage to the area. Moreover, the pens used for injections are usually difficult for children to handle. Luque decided to create Thomy, an insulin kit designed especially for children.

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