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Tuam teen shares his diabetic story in TV documentary

Wednesday, 14th November, 2018 10:03am

Story by Jacqueline Hogge
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Tuam teen shares his diabetic story in TV documentary

Luke Fahy at his home in Kilbannon. Photo: Ray Ryan

Tuam teen shares his diabetic story in TV documentary

Luke Fahy at his home in Kilbannon. Photo: Ray Ryan

 A TUAM teenager features in a documentary being broadcast tonight (Wednesday) as part of World Diabetes Day.
Luke Fahy, 16, from Kilbannon is an aspiring young soccer player, hoping to further his sporting ambitions through a university scholarship in the US. Luke is also a diabetic, having being diagnosed with Type 1 of the condition when he was only five years old.
Luke and his family feature in Bittersweet – The Rise in Diabetes, being shown at 11.10pm on RTÉ 1, which is a Science on Screen documentary made by NUI Galway’s CURAM in conjunction with the Galway Film Centre.

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