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UTSA student turned stunning diabetes diagnosis into empowerment — with assist from mom

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Type 1 diabetes meant nothing to Jonathan Segura when the stunning diagnosis rocked his world at age 16. Told there’s no cure, he and his mom, Michele, turned fear into a journey of discovery that guides his daily battle with the disease, led Michele to write a book and the now-UTSA sophomore to plan a career that not only helps those with Type 1 survive, but thrive.