Abstract

Date Presented Accepted for AOTA INSPIRE 2021 but unable to be presented due to online event limitations.

In rural communities, children with Type 1 diabetes can struggle to get care matching current diabetes guidelines, potentially resulting in increased health complications. focus-group findings indicated that families may experience dramatic family and lifestyle changes after diagnosis and lack of access to specialized care but that isolation improved resourcefulness in health management, and technology improved health management and flexibility.

Primary Author and Speaker: Vanessa Jewell

Additional Authors and Speakers: Benjamin Feiten

Contributing Authors: Emily Knezevich, Amy Abbott, Kameran Ulferts, and Shelby Hoffmann

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