My Diabetes Inklings

10 years on…

10 years ago, on this day, my GP told me I had diabetes. I remember sitting shell-shocked in her rooms as she went through another series of tests, I assumed for ketones, and asked me another bunch of questions. The appointment was a blur. Continue reading “10 years on…”

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?”