Episode 1-Play Episode Carrie Hetherington speaking about being about her journey as a Type 1 working with DYNZ and being the New Zealand youth representative to IDF (International Diabetes Federation).

Episode 2-Play Episode Sophie Devine speaking about her journey being a top caliber athlete representing NZ in both hockey and cricket.

Episode 3-Play Episode Hamish Beadle speaks about his winning the 2014 McLaren Youth awards and being a teenager who has opportunities to travel abroad for his sport. His father also joins him to add insight from a parents point of view.

Episode 4-Play Episode Madison Johnson is also a 2014 McLaren Award winner and she speaks about how having Type 1 Diabetes has formed her choices at uni.

Episode 5-Play Episode Jacqui Van Blerk speaks has a young child with Type 1 Diabetes and speaks her daughters diagnosis and where they are at now. She also speaks about giving her daughter a dog that is specifically trained to pick up low blood sugar.

Episode 6-Play Episode Jennifer Dean is a school nurse from Linwood College in Christchurch speaks about how parents can prepare for schools and the best way to work together as a team.

Episode 7-Play Episode Peter Thompson speaks about being one of the first to trial in the Living Cell Technologies Xenotransplantation.

2015 Family Conference Sponsors

Diabetes Youth New Zealand would like to thank the following companies for supporting our 2015 Conference in Nelson

Pharmaco logo. Sanofi logo.
NZMS logo. Mediray logo. Pharmac logo. Intermed logo. Innomed logo.
Digital Medics logo.