ARMONK, N.Y. – Westchester County officials recently honored a 13-year-old Armonk girl for her efforts to educate others about Type-1 diabetes, according to theexaminernews.com.
Sarah Ilany, who was diagnosed with diabetes at 11, openly discusses the issues of the illness via her Blood Sugar Cookies account on Instagram, theexaminernews.com reported.
Type-1 diabetes is not caused by diet and has no cure, according to the American Diabetes Association.
Only about 5 percent of all diabetics have Type-1 diabetes, which is considered an autoimmune disease.
Ilany recently was part of a team that raised $6,000 for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Fund walk, theexaminernews.com reported.
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