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 feel passionate about promoting diabetes awareness because it’s a chronic disease that affects young and old Australians and there is huge
I was diagnosed in 1993 when I was only 8 years old. I had never heard of diabetes until my mum sat me on the lounge and told me I had it and we went
Your health needs to be a priority! Diabetes is like a silent killer and it can have a vicious cycle of losing control, then feeling
My older brother had type 2 diabetes which was particularly difficult for him because he had serious learning problems which impacted
I was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes when I was 17 and at boarding school. I had no choice but to just get on with life, but I didn’t like
I was born in a Prisoner Of War/refugee camp in Germany at the close of WW2 and have lived with diabetes since I was two years old.
When visiting my GP for a sore knee from a soccer injury, he asked when was the last time we checked my bloods?
Ever since my diagnosis I have felt strongly about diabetes being a lifestyle rather than a disease. As time has
I was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, after being ill for years, in February 2011 aged 46. At the time, without changing my diet or lifestyle at all,