When someone is first diagnosed with diabetes, they are given a lot of information, and a list of people who will help them. But in most cases, those people are healthcare professionals. And while this is obviously a critical part of diabetes care other support avenues can be just as important and useful. Avenues such as peer support.
Renza Scibilia is a diabetes advocate and activist living in Melbourne, Australia. She has lived with type 1 diabetes since April 1998.