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The Mabo family's decision to ask people attending Bonita Mabo's
State Funeral to donate to Diabetes Queensland in lieu of flowers
continued Mrs Mabo's community-minded legacy, according to Diabetes
Queensland CEO Sturt Eastwood.
The funeral will be held in Townsville on...
Families gathered on the Gold Coast recently to discuss
experiences and strategies to help their teenagers with type 1
transition to adulthood.
Fifteen type 1 families attended the One on One type 1 family
seminar at Parkwood Village on November 16.
By Kathleen Cook
Diabetes Qld Great Ocean Road Trekker
The Great Ocean Road Trek is a tough challenge: a 100km walk
over five days along Victoria's rugged coastline.
For 58-year-old Pauline Barham (far right) from Mackay and
32-year-old Nick Hannant (left) from...
Katrina Johnston, a woman with a smile in her voice and warmth
that shoots through a telephone line, hails from Central
Queensland's Wulli Wulli people, with Wakka Wakka heritage as
It takes a lot for a woman to leave her home and heartland, but
when Katrina got the...
Fourteen people and their loved ones
gathered at the Kedron-Wavell Services Club on Sunday to receive
their Kellion Victory Medals from Dr Alan Stocks
Dr Stocks, whowas diagnosed with
type 1 diabetes as a young medical student in
England,initiated a Victory...
Fifty years after he was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes, Spring
Mountain's Richard Turpin has received a medal to mark the
"I was a National Service conscript when at 20 and at the Wacol
training camp, another soldier threw a hand grenade which...
Fifty-four years after he was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes,
Brassall's Colin Whyte has received a medal to mark the
"In 1964 when I was diagnosed with diabetes, I was growing up on
a dairy and pig farm," Colin said.
"My parents were so busy...
Fifty years after she was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes while
living in her native Holland, Birkdale's Juliana Landman has
received a medal to mark the occasion.
"My doctor told my fiancée and me after I
was diagnosed with diabetes that I would not become an old...
Sixty years after she was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes as a 10
year old, Stafford Heights' Beryl Andriske has received a medal to
mark the occasion.
"Looking back on it, I don't think any of us thought about what
a big deal my diagnosis was for Mum," Beryl...
Check Up, the not-for-profit organisation
dedicated to better health, have announced this year's
Focus survey. The annual survey is in its 10th year and during
the past decade over 11,000 people have taken the time to have