Posts in category: Awareness
Its About Time…To Raise Awareness of Diabetes!

This week, I’ve been lending my voice to Diabetes Australia’s National Diabetes Week campaign that is calling on earlier detection of both types of diabetes. It is a campaign that I am really, really proud to support. As a person living with diabetes, …

#WalkInOurBoots (24 hours in the life of a Diabetic Footballer)

After months of behind the scenes work from myself, Ferenc Nagy and the wonderful Andrewartha family, who star in the documentary, we have now finally launched the #WalkInOurBoots campaign to raise awareness of Type 1 Diabetes in Football. TDFC wanted to showcase what life was like for a young footballer living with the condition and … More #WalkInOurBoots (24 hours in the life of a Diabetic Footballer)

Type One: Breaking Misconceptions With Humour

I don’t do Wordless Wednesdays, because I feel like I’m ripping you off of a blog post. However, I feel that today’s entrant is a very worthy contender. Landis got in touch with me last week and shared her web series, Type One with me…

Raising Awareness and Smashing The Stigmas

I’ve found a few excellent statements and initiatives amidst this year’s disappointing National Diabetes Week campaign (which you can read more about here). I really was tempted to retweet and endorse them on Twitter earlier in the week, bu…

Enough With The Scare Tactics and Blame Games

I’m disappointed with the approach that Diabetes Australia has taken towards this year’s National Diabetes Week campaign. You need only have a read of that poster to see that it paints a great, big sad picture of diabetes. A great, big sad …