There are a lot of people, suffering from type 1 diabetes, in Guatemala. This is
a genetic disease, disconnected with eating habits, which cause 5% of all
The government is not able to provide treatment for all diabetes patients,
therefore we are helping them to overcome the disease with insulin
treatments. Most of the patients arrive to our clinic in critical condition and
need to be hospitalized. We are doing all we can to stabilize and rehabilitate
them. At the same time, we are providing the local community with
appropriate information, giving lectures on public health.