@type1warriors I hope my little #Type1 (now 5, dx at 1) grows up to be as confident and proud as you are! This is a hard battle to fight each day, but with the right degree of self-assuredness, T1’s can serve as powerful disability advocates and educators of compassion in general.
The @NDSS_AUS Mastering Diabetes in preschools and schools is a useful resource designed to help make sure the best care possible is provided for young people with #Type1#Diabetes attending preschool & school. Access & print the online booklet here: ndss.com.au/young-people
The new IDF Atlas is out and the figures are grim. Australia (and the rest of world) needs to do more to prevent #type2#diabetes and work to find a cure for #type1 diabetes. Did you know 1 million children world-wide now have type 1 diabetes?
Diabetes NSW & ACT #SuperSHEro Tanya Ilkiw has been living with #type1#diabetes for 14 years and is passionate about paediatric support for children living with diabetes. You can read about Tanya’s experiences on The Leveled Life theleveledlife.com