Healthy Living

A Story of Friendship Made Stronger by Autism

How Ian’s diabetes helped his awareness

Soon, Ian noticed that Mason’s eating habits were quite particular. “Mason would pull the cheese off his pizza and then only eat that. Or he would eat cookies and Diet Coke. I thought he's got to be starving,” Ian said.

Ian has Type 1 diabetes. Because of this, he learned about the importance of proper nutrition from a young age, and paid attention to his friend’s not quite healthy lunches.