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.
I want to be an ambassador because I have a few friends with type 2 diabetes and from my perspective after spending time with them, the majority of
I was always conscious of my diet and tried to be as active as possible throughout my younger years. I was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes in my late 2
We don’t have diabetes in the family so I had no idea about it at all. It was Easter time and only the local chemist was open, so after noticing
I was diagnosed two weeks after turning 21 after suffering constant thirst & urination, especially at night, whist studying for my final year exams
I live with type 1 diabetes, am a Clinical Optometrist and Industry Speaker so I have a unique insight into the challenges of living with diabetes and
They say “love the one you’re with”; an expression that I didn’t appreciate until I was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes. I’ve not only accept
I was diagnosed with diabetes in 1986 when I was 14, and since then I’ve had around 36,000 insulin injections and 60,000 blood glucose tests.
I grew up in an Italian household with a largely Mediterranean diet and at 13-years-old was healthy and athletic, in my second year of high school.
I have lived with type 1 diabetes for 11 years and know first-hand the impacts that it has. I live in the Hunter region which has the highest