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All in The Family – World Diabetes Day 2019

Copywriter Adelaide Dr Helen Edwards

I still can’t believe I actually finished my PhD and am Dr Edwards! My topic, Supporting the Journey of Pregnancy for Women with type 1 diabetes, is very personal. I was diagnosed with #type1diabetes in January 1980, aged 12 year old. I was told, along with many things, that I would never have children and that if…

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Let It Go

how to let go of anxiety and deal with the haters on social media

In the chaos of the world, do you wonder what on earth you are doing sometimes? Does worrying become your everyday companion? Does the relentless stream of information coming at you, make you feel like you are drowning? It can feel like everything is pointless. It can feel like there is nothing you can do…

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Thoughts on Power, Diversity and Kindness

So many of the current problems in our world could be resolved with a few simple things – truly embracing difference and diversity, kindness, empathy, courage, compassion, hope and optimism, realising there’s enough for everyone if we change how things work, caring about future generations, letting go of fear, listening, especially to First Nations Peoples,…

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On The Inside Looking Out

dealing with type 1 diabetes

Duality, of these Glass walls, Created by my Body, and Mind. Growing, Ever taller, Ever thicker. They hold me  Safe, in this Space. They hold me Back, in this Prison. I look out Across a movie, of Life. Like my Cat Watching me, Through the Kitchen Window. Knowing, I could Reach out, Jump back in,…

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