Our Ambassador Program currently has members of all ages and at all stages of their diabetes journey, each of whom has an inspiring story to share. We hope they provide support and encouragement and help to show how you can manage the challenges of diabetes to live well.
If you are interested in becoming an ambassador for Diabetes NSW & ACT, please contact the Helpline on 1300 342 238 to find out more.
When I was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at age 14, I felt my life was going to go downhill and I wouldn’t be able to achieve anything in my life.
I was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes in August 2012 at the age of 14. When I was diagnosed I was extremely shocked, scared and overwhelmed with
Following bouts of rubella and tonsillitis I was officially diagnosed with diabetes in 1974 when I was four years old. At the time I didn’t know
I was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes at 14 years of age, (21 years ago). I lost weight, was super thirsty and kept falling asleep in random places.
I was on an overseas holiday in my early 20s when I started to experience symptoms of type 1 diabetes. Initially I went to the doctor and was
I was diagnosed when I was 11 in 1964, when my family and I were on holiday in South Africa. I don’t remember much but I can recall my mother’s
I have always lived a healthy lifestyle and encouraged others to eat well and be active, even before I was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes. In high
I was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes when I was eight years old. I had no idea what this meant at the time and heavily relied on my parents to
I was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes at six years old (15 years ago). It was hard to understand what that meant at the time and it really fell onto my