I don’t usually blog on weekends, so I almost forgot my day six entry for diabetes blog week. Almost. Today’s theme revolves around our favourite sentence of blog post we have written and/or motivation to start or keep writing a blog. There is potential that this post will become an essay but I’ll try and keep it short (I may be falling asleep as I type and it’s not even 10pm yet!). Continue reading “Diabetes Blog Week, Day 6 – Favourites and Motivations”
When I was diagnosed with diabetes, I never realised the impact it would have on my life. The endless needles, medications, worries, appointments and financial costs accompanying diabetes is a huge burden to live with for the rest of my life. Yet along the way, I found my passion for education within healthcare and my drive for helping other people with diabetes. Continue reading “With diabetes, I can…”
Roche have done something rather unconventional this year by inviting non-health professionals to speak at their educators day prior to the Australian Diabetes Society and Australian Diabetes Educators Association Annual Scientific Meeting. This was how fellow Young Leader in Diabetes, Steph and I managed to find ourselves behind a lectern speaking about diabetes and social media to a bunch of diabetes nurse educators today.