Yesterday was #WorldDiabetesDay and I want to call attention to this disease that impacts 34 million Americans every day including members of my family. My son was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes when he was just 3 years old.(1/3)

Nov 15, 2021 · 5:46 PM UTC

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Just 8 months after his diagnosis I was sent to Afghanistan for a 1-year tour of duty, leaving my wife to serve as sole caregiver. Ironically, she was diagnosed years later with the same disease and spent several days in the ICU with life-threatening Diabetic Ketoacidosis.(2/3)
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Fighting for affordable and accessible health care is personal because I know the fear of a loved one dealing with a life-threatening illness. The cost of prescription medications like Insulin continues to skyrocket and we must do more so no one lacks the medicine they need.(3/3)
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