Kerri is an inspiration to many people living with diabetes. For me, it's her advocacy work to unite the diabetes community and to give voices to the unheard that has earned her a place as one of my diabetes heroes. Check out her recent interview about breaking the diabetes stigma. Often, people stigmatise and discriminate without even knowing… Continue reading Uniting The Diabetes Community
Mental Health Week – You are not weak.
NCDFREE have recently launched their global campaign called #TheFace of NCDs. NCDs or Non-Communicable Diseases are health conditions that are non-infectious and cannot be passed from one person to another. They include chronic diseases such as diabetes, mental illness, heart disease. Sadly, there are a lot of negative connotations and stereotypes associated with these health conditions.… Continue reading Mental Health Week – You are not weak.
R U OK? – Ask, Listen, Encourage, Follow-up
R U OK? is a not-for profit organisation who work towards connecting people together to protect people from suicide. With research suggesting that one of the main factors that increase suicide risk is a lack of feeling connected to others, this campaign aims to encourage people to start that conversation by taking time to ask… Continue reading R U OK? – Ask, Listen, Encourage, Follow-up