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Richard Vaughn: 74 Years With Type 1 Diabetes

Diabetes Connections | Type 1 Diabetes

Release Date: 07/23/2019

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Diabetes Connections | Type 1 Diabetes

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Richard Vaughn was diagnosed in September of 1945, just after he turned six years old.  

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Stacey calls Richard a "treasure to the diabetes community." He is the author of Beating the Odds and keeps a lively presence on social media. Find Richard on Facebook here.

This interview first aired in September of 2015. 

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