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The stigma of diabetes is when people are blamed for having diabetes, or any of the things that come along with managing diabetes, such as using medication or having low or high blood glucose (sugar) levels. It may also be blame or judgement about the choices they make in their lives, like food and exercise.
Diabetes may not be something that people can avoid developing, and in the case of Type 1 diabetes, definitely not! Either way, the judgment does more harm than good.
Diabetes brings quite a mental burden, just imagine having to think about medication, what you eat and what you do throughout every day, as well as juggling health appointments and the stress of possible longer-term complications. So not only is it important to avoid the blame and judgement, but also remember the load that diabetes brings, and this is true for everyone, health workers as well as those close to anyone with diabetes.
It’s nearly school holidays and to help families in our community find a little extra fun after 6 weeks in lockdown, Connect Health & Community is giving away five Holiday Fun Starter Packs.Read More
Meet Jean, our Program Manager, and find out a little about the passion that drives her work to ensure we provide you the best healthcare service.Read More
During last week’s R U Ok? Day, we were encouraged to stop and ask ourselves and those in our lives, how everyone was travelling. With lockdowns and COVID-19 restrictions, this becomes even more important.Read More
Speech pathologists provide assessment and management of communication, swallowing and feeding difficulties.
We have been offering safe and quality door-to-door transport options to our community since 1975.
We provide Occupational Therapy to help children, adults and those experiencing mental health issues, to achieve their full potential.