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.
Growing up in a Middle Eastern family food has always been central to my life. Eating together is very much at the heart of our community.
In July 2003, I had my left hip replaced due to increasing pain and loss of mobility – I was 59 years old. A routine blood test revealed high blood
I was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes when I was 7 years old and all I remember is being pulled from school, going to the doctor and mum was really
Towards the end of 1960, I was 14 years old and gradually started losing weight, drinking lots of water, could no longer ride my bike up hills and got
I was diagnosed with diabetes at age 10. It was a relief for my parents as they just didn’t know what was wrong with me and it was nice to have an a
I was diagnosed with diabetes when I was 27 years old and initially my response was to bury my head in the sand, refused to believe it and I thought
I have been living with diabetes for 18 years and I want everyone to know that diabetes is not a barrier to anything we may want to achieve in life!
I am a type 1 diabetic and I was diagnosed in Easter 2010 at 12 years old. I spent about ten days in hospital to get my Blood Glucose Levels under
I was diagnosed at the beginning of year 7 as a happy little 12 year old. I originally went to the doctor thinking I had a cold and gastro bug and was