Sugar Can’t Bring Him Down

Recorded November 30, 2017 Archived November 30, 2017 21:55 minutes
Id: APP430050

Description

“You’ll be dead by the age of fifty” Jerry Sraberg was told. 14 year old Demi Weitz interviews her grandfather, Jerry Sraberg, about how being a diabetic affected him in negative and positive ways and the obstacles he overcame. In 1952, at the age of 10 years old, his life flipped upside down. Jerry was diagnosed with type one diabetes and he had to go about daily things in a different way. As a child in LA, there were social challenges including sports, friendships and girl’s ( 3:15- 5:00, 6:10-7:50). He was told how he could live his life and how diabetes would take him away at a young age. Jerry has surpassed his life expectancy and has overcome everything thrown his way (5:19- 6:00). Jerry Sraberg goes through life with the biggest smile and continues to face anything 2017 throws his way.

Participants

  • Jerry Sraberg

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