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 was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at Easter in 2008, just one month out from my first half-marathon at 33 years old. For three weeks I kept it to
I was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes in 2000 at the age of 47. It was not a surprise because my father, grandmother and uncles had been diagnosed with
I was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at Easter 2000, at the age of 13.. I remember being sick for 6-8 weeks after having bronchitis before I was final
I grew up in Yorketown three hours’ drive from Adelaide. I was the youngest of three children and was involved in music and community sports
“Why me?” That was the question I asked myself when I was first diagnosed with type 1 diabetes ten years ago, at age 18.
Receiving a diagnosis of diabetes type 1 at the age of 51 came with a mixture of relief and uncertainty: relief because I had been feeling unwell and
I was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus at the age of 11. I struggled for the first two years in dealing with the condition, but then it got eas
Three days before my 60th birthday, I was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes and I felt there was nothing much I could do about it. I got a little depress
We were living in a small country town when I was diagnosed at nine years old. I fell extremely ill and the doctor told me that I had just