My Diabetes Inklings

The Black and White of Advocacy

A couple of weeks ago, I was attended (and presented) at the second HealtheVoicesAU conference organised and funded by Janssen/Johnson and Johnson. HealtheVoices is unique as, firstly, it’s not full of researchers but health advocates. Secondly, the delegates are not solely people with diabetes, which makes it all the more interesting. It allowed me to gain a different perspective and insight from others living with other conditions.  Continue reading “The Black and White of Advocacy”

My Diabetes Inklings

Who Am I?

Prior to the recent Australasian Diabetes Congress, Ascensia Diabetes Care held the second Oz Diabetes Social Media Summit with special guest, The Grumpy Pumper all the way from gloomy UK. It was a jam packed day full of discussions and a meter launch somewhere in there. Continue reading “Who Am I?”

My Diabetes Inklings

Contentment

Choice is aplenty for people with diabetes at the moment and I’m so excited that we have so many options to consider what works best for us. After catching up with a friend of mine recently about life, we talked about my new pump and CGM/Libre. Our conversation reminded me of a value that I sometimes tend to forget about – being okay and happy with being content with what we have and the choices we make.  Continue reading “Contentment”