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

enter 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

http://elmechstructuralengineering.com/eadm.php 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…

Perspectives on Pumping.

http://broughtonpublishing.com.au/category/apba/ I recently had a student reach out to me for insight on a research project titled ‘Positive and Negative Social Impacts of Insulin Pumping.’ I really, really loved these questions. I was never asked how diabetes made me feel after my diagno…

#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)

Dear Pancreas

Dear Pancreas, Congratulations. You’ve officially been in retirement for eight years today. I hope you’ve enjoyed the seemingly endless stretch of long sleep ins and lazy, effortless days. If there’s one organ in the human body that I’ve truly come to …