Posts in category: Diabetes Australia
Championing the Consumer Voice

see I walked away from the Australasian Diabetes Congress feeling that consumers had an even bigger impact than last year. This was my second year attending the joint Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australian Diabetes Society (ADS) and the Australian Dia…

Day 3 at the Australasian Diabetes Congress

where can i buy prednisone for my dog Day 3 at the Australasian Diabetes Congress kicked off today with breakfast at the Adelaide Central Markets. I was absolutely flattered that Renza sacrificed participating in the 6.45am Novo Nordisk Fun Run to join myself, Ashley and Bionic Wookiee Dav…

Day 2 at the Australasian Diabetes Congress

http://rfsarchitects.com/woolpert-engineering-tenant-improvements/woolpert_engineering_3/ Day 2 of the Australasian Diabetes Congress kicked off with a Plenary session covering communication in diabetes care. Even though she was only the understudy stepping in, I couldn’t think of a better person to cover this issue than Jane Speight …

Day 1 at the Australasian Diabetes Congress

The Australasian Diabetes Congress kicked off today in Adelaide, and I count myself lucky that Diabetes Australia has once again asked me to join their ‘People’s Voice’ team of consumer reporters. Diabetes Australia have covered my tr…

Overflowing.

Being diagnosed with diabetes as a young adult came with its own, unique set of challenges. I had lived a ‘normal’ life for 17 years, and then all of a sudden I had this new condition that I had to find a place for in my life. Nobody around me knew tha…

That Time I Was In The Newspaper

A few weeks ago, I agreed to be a media ambassador for Diabetes WA’s National Diabetes Week campaign. If you’ve been living under a rock this week, the campaign is calling on earlier detection of the signs and symptoms of diabetes. Obviously the urgent…

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, …

The 4Ts of Type 1 Diabetes

Happy National Diabetes Week! This year, it’s once again all about raising awareness of the signs and symptoms of both type 1 and type 2 diabetes. I know that I’ve been critical of diabetes campaigns in the past, but hit play and let me tel…

Diabetes Advocacy at #DX2Melbourne

One of the speakers I was most looking forward to hearing from at DX2Melbourne last week was Greg Johnson, CEO of Diabetes Australia. Professor Johnson was leading a session on diabetes advocacy, and I was thrilled that he would be engaging with a room…

Time to Rethink National Diabetes Week?

As I watched the response towards an amputation-themed National Diabetes Week escalate late last week, I’ve been thinking about my own stance on Diabetes Australia’s campaign. I made my opinion clear though my vlog last Monday (which you ca…