Lucinda McGroarty Lucinda McGroarty graduated from the Ryerson School of Interior Design in the spring of 2013. During her four years at Ryerson, she became increasingly interested in the profound impact of design on all aspects of daily living. Lucinda is currently a Master of Design student at Emily Carr University of Art and Design. Her thesis project focuses on type 1 diabetes (T1D), specifically the impact of “diabetes burnout” on mental health and wellbeing. Her work aims to increase awareness and promote the benefits of the T1D community to young adult and adult type 1 diabetics living in Canada.
  • All for 1, and 1 for all Type 1 diabetes (T1D) is defined as a self-managed, chronic autoimmune disease that occurs when the insulin-producing cells of the pancreas are destroyed by the body’s immune system. Consequently, those living with T1D rely on an external source of insulin for life. The day-to-day management of this disease is exceedingly complicated, impacting every aspect of […] No responses April 18, 2016