Category: Guest Speaker Chat’s

Salih Hendricks is 56 years old from Cape Town South Africa and has been a diabetes advocate for over 30 incredible years; diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes 40 years ago. Salih had his leg Amputation 2 years ago – 19 October 2020. Salih is a motivational speaker not only for his community; but for W.H.O […]
Professor May Ng is an Honorary Professor and Consultant Paediatric Endocrinologist. Professor May completed her undergraduate degree MBBS (Hons) under full scholarship in Sydney, Australia and was the recipient of the UK Medical Research Council Fellowship. She further obtained a Masters and PhD degree in paediatric endocrinology and diabetes in the UK. She also has […]
Jamie Lowe is an all-rounder Broadcaster, Podcaster, Vlogger, Presenter, Producer, Journalist and currently works at the BBC. His Podcast is called ‘Jamie And The Broken Pancreas’. Jamie has Type 1 Diabetes and was diagnosed in 2015 aged 21 after graduating from university. Jamie is a super advocate for diabetes and raises lots of awareness for […]
Elizabeth Rae was born in the USA and has lived with type 1 diabetes for over 30 years. She was diagnosis at the age of 4. Elizabeth completed her masters degree In International Development at the London School of Economics and Political Science. Elizabeth has a background with non-profit, diabetes and health organisations and is […]
Nusrat Kausar is a Diabetes Dietitian and has worked as a dietitian in hospitals and is a volunteer for Diabetes UK for the children camps they run. In this episode Tom, Chris, Flipper and the Diabetes Chat community asked questionsto Nusrat. We talked about: – Her career background – Diabetes Camps – Diabetes advocacy – […]
In this episode Tom, Chris, Flipper and the Diabetes Chat community asked questions toto JDRF UK‘ Community Engagement Team. We were joined by Dan Farrow, Chris Bright, Edelle Irwin, Mary Murphy and Lesley Jordan. The Community Engagement team joined the #diabeteschat Twitter Space as guest speakers and we talked about: – What is JDRF and […]
Tim Street runs a website / blog called the diabettech that covers lots of aspects of diabetes technology including investigating’s into different CGMs. Tim also contributes extensively to the Android APS platform and has done work on algorithms to help look at fully closing the loop, In this episode Tom, Chris, Flipper and the Diabetes […]
Muhammad Irfan Ismail has a background in Web design is now a Diabetes and Endo Pharmacist. He was diagnosed with diabetes 30 years ago and in this podcast he will take us on a journey over the years. Muhammad is a Futsal Player for The London Diabetes Football Community. In this episode Tom, Chris, Flipper […]
In this very special podcast we chat to 10 amazing parents and carers about how they support their loved ones with diabetes and themselves. In Part 2 we talk about: – Mental Health – What real life support and peer support have you around you? – What would you say to new carers/parents – what […]
In this very special podcast we chat to 10 amazing parents and carers about how they support their loved ones with diabetes and themselves. In Part 1 we talk about: – How does insulin dependent diabetes affect your whole family? – What part of giving insulin has been the most challenging? – Sleep – Travelling […]