My Diabetes Inklings

Embracing the Grey – Guest Post for mySugr

Check out my guest post on mysugr.com about not fitting neatly into a diabetes diagnosis category. Surprisingly, this had numerous repercussions in accessing medical treatment and diabetes education in Australia. Your diabetes type dictated accessibility (mostly affordability) in using insulin pump therapy. There are few (if any) diabetes group education relevant for young adults with type 2 diabetes. Continue reading “Embracing the Grey – Guest Post for mySugr”

My Diabetes Inklings

mySugr Academy – Diabetes education made fun

A couple of weeks ago, my clever and amazing friends from mySugr launched a new platform for people with diabetes called mySugr Academy. Currently this online educational program is only available for people with type 2 diabetes, but hang on tight as they’re currently working on a curriculum for those with type 1 diabetes too.

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My Diabetes Inklings

National Diabetes Week

National Diabetes Week this year focusses on the prevention of type 2 diabetes through an interesting campaign. Diabetes Australia uses images to represent people’s irrational fears such as clowns, spiders and sharks and compared it to the real and hidden threat of diabetes. So it absolutely made sense that the launch of this campaign was done at the Melbourne Aquarium! Therefore, it’s only fitting that this post will feature happy shots from the aquarium!

Professor Greg Johnson, CEO of Diabetes Australia launching the new campaign.
Professor Greg Johnson, CEO of Diabetes Australia launching the new campaign.

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