Find the 100,000 | Diabetes Action Month 2019

Kia ora koutou katoa. Are you one of the 100,000? There are 100,000 Kiwis walking around with type 2 diabetes and they don’t know it. Could it be you? Left undiagnosed and uncontrolled diabetes can lead to heart disease, kidney failure, stroke, amputation and blindness. So help us find the hundred thousand Kiwis, so they…

“My Brother has Diabetes”

My brother has diabetes. I wrote a book about him for school. My Brother has Diabetes – by Me. My brother has diabetes – that means his pancreas stopped working. And he has a pack of stuff he uses to check his blood sugar… …. and he uses a lancet to prick his finger and…

Spread the Word this Diabetes Awareness Month

Hi guys! Happy Halloween. Enjoy your sweets in moderation. But tomorrow, November 1st, is the start of National Diabetes Awareness Month. So this month is so important to those of us that have diabetes in our households, or amongst our friends and family because we really do need to raise awareness of the importance and…

What Is Diabetes? Diabetes Described In Words

If I had to describe type 1 diabetes in one word I would say it’s exhausting It’s maddening It’s challenging Unpredictable Expensive Frustrating, depressing, tiring, tedious, overwhelming, 24/7/365 days, nonstop It doesn’t give me a break It makes it hard for me to concentrate in school The exhaustion is real, the anxiety is real, the…

DIABETES WARNING SIGNS

Wow you wouldn’t actually feel that something was wrong just horrible and also any kind of injury so that was probably just one of the ten just by chance that my grandma ended up being diagnosed as well after Wow she probably had afraid so it’s something that myself so I need to make sure…