National Diabetes Week
Did you know that people living with diabetes can make up to 180 extra decisions each day covering everything from food to medication to exercise and more just to stay well and healthy?
Mentally and emotionally that is a lot of stress to deal with.
What you can do to help out
- Raise awareness of the mental and emotional challenges of managing diabetes
- Highlight the services and support available to the diabetes community
- Draw attention to gaps in diabetes service and care
Calculate your risk
Every day almost 300 Australians are diagnosed with diabetes.
But for many the diagnosis is being made too late putting them at risk of life-threatening or serious health issues.
To calculate your risk, head to https://www.diabetesaustralia.com.au/risk-calculator.
Find out more about our Diabetes Management Program.