Stadium Stomp for Type 1 and Mental Health – The Hidden Complication of Type 1 

Stadium Stomp for Type 1 and Mental Health – The Hidden Complication of Type 1 

Stephanie found going through treatment for Mental Illness to be isolating and deeply personal. Type 1 is similar as both are relentless on a daily basis. She was 14 at diagnosis and Mental Illness was not recognised as a complication of Type 1. Stephanie is breaking down the barriers, to ensure the future generations are supported and the link between Mental Health and Type 1 Diabetes is understood.

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What it's really like being diagnosed in your mid twenties..

What it's really like being diagnosed in your mid twenties..

In my experience being diagnosed later in life can cause a mixture of emotions on the individual, some people are quite matter of fact about the diagnosis and steps that need to be taken to manage their diabetes whilst other's can find the life change quite daunting, inconvenient and challenging. When people have families already, getting Type1 diabetes later in life can often add financial stress to the household expenditure." -Jessica O'Shannassy Diabetes Educator.

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Struggle Street: travelling with Type1 diabetes...

Struggle Street: travelling with Type1 diabetes...

Struggle Street: travelling with diabetes

I’m an avid traveler. There is no doubt about that. Adventuring, exploring, travelling, hiking, I am all about being outdoors and challenging myself. I have just come back from escaping to sunny Hawaii for a quick get away and I just want to disclose a few frustrations I have while on holidays as a diabetic.

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