When Jodie was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, she was
She didn't know anything about diabetes and didn't know the
questions to ask to get more information. Nothing was working, then
she found the right healthcare team to support her.
Now Jodie has some advice.
"Find a good GP. Keep asking questions.
Understand how serious it is"
Every year tens of thousands of Australians are diagnosed with
type 2 diabetes.
It can be overwhelming. There is so much to
learn. Sometimes you don't feel any different. It can be hard
to find the time. Many people don't know where to turn.
What I Wish I Knew is a new campaign featuring
real stories from real people sharing what they wished they'd known
when they were first diagnosed.
Visit the What I wish I knew website to watch more
stories and receive first-hand advice for anyone that has been
If you have just been diagnosed, or have questions about type 2
diabetes, talk to us on
177 055 or learn
more about our programs for people newly
diagnosed with type 2 diabetes.