Posts by Rikke Fung

Diabetes & emotional baggage – by CDE Jaleesa Whitford

As we come off the back of Queensland’s Mental Health Awareness week, I thought it best to continue on this stream of emotional wellbeing and give you a brief introduction into the understanding of the world of Diabetes, and just how much this condition can effect one’s psychological health. Yes, Diabetes is very much a…

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Interesting article to read about diabetes diagnosis

A correct diagnosis is very important as it determines on the treatment plan and also what could be available for clients to use such as access to insulin pump. For those of you who may be interested, this is an article that talk about how to diagnose T1D and T2D correctly. Incorrect diabetes diagnoses failing…

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My experience with T1DM and Exercise from Ann Kennedy CDE

Doing exercise and managing your diabetes can provide a real challenge. In fact for me it provided one of the biggest challenges I have faced with managing my diabetes.  Until six years ago I had never really entertained the idea of getting into too much exercise – I would go for a walk most mornings…

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It’s Christmas time!!

Merry Christmas to Everyone! Only 3 more weeks to go and Christmas is here. I love Christmas because it is just a wonderful and joyous time. Food and drinks are definitely a big part of the Christmas. However, it could be quite stressful for people who live with diabetes……. Would my blood glucose levels be…

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Diabetes awareness month written by CDE Kate Mundy

November is diabetes awareness month. My Facebook feed is full of helpful informative facts and personal journeys designed to raise awareness on the detection and management of Diabetes. So, I thought it would only be appropriate that I commented. This November, I would like to raise awareness for tolerance and empathy amongst our own community.…

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