Posts in category: peer support
Diabetes on an Assembly Line

Direct material, direct labour, manufacturing overhead. Direct material, direct labour, manufacturing overhead. Direct material, direct labour, manufacturing overhead. If you’re not a member of the #AccountantsOfTheDOC club, the aforementioned st…

Gratitude.

Today marks nine years of living with type 1 diabetes. I might only be a dia-baby in the eyes of many of you, but to me nine years is pretty significant. It represents the majority of my adult life. As it becomes harder and harder to find things around…

My Wish For the Diabetes Community In 2019

Let’s have more collaboration and less disconnect. Organisations, healthcare professionals, researchers, pharmaceuticals, industry, people with diabetes and people connected to diabetes. We are all doing amazing things. We all want the same thing, too!…

#HealtheVoicesAU 2018

Last weekend, I was lucky enough to get to Sydney to attend HealtheVoices (which I learned is actually spoken more like ‘healthy voices’ rather than ‘health-e-voices’). After seeing the wild popularity of this conference among folks in the diabetes com…

My Diabetes Family

Diabetes is an incredibly isolating condition to live with. Nobody around me can see the relentless decision making, thought processes and feelings that I am left to deal with on my own. To add to that, I do most of the housework including finger prick…