Sweet 16 is a feature documentary taking us deep into the world of teen Type 1 diabetes. Diagnosed just before her 16th birthday, Katia takes us on a roller coaster ride of highs and lows, as the camera follows her and others from Canada, USA and Ecuador, looking at youth dealing with this deadly disease. The film tears down the veil of silence experienced by many youth with T1D, as they make their way through the minefield of adolescence. Sweet 16 also brings to bear the perspective of parents and family, Scientists working on a cure. Sweet 16 is a coming of age story of loss and redemption.