Read our newsletter: Tribe Talk
Read on to learn about our exciting new community in the South West, register for our school holiday events, hear our Adults' Community Coordinator, Gabby Lane's story about piercings with type 1 diabetes, and get your geek on with a terrific Clinic Chat from Amy Rush APD CDE on calculating your insulin sensitivity factor!
In this edition of Tribe Talk, we launch our new Cyber Carbs Minis: fast, bite-sized education courses on specific carb-counting topics, including reading nutrition labels, calculating insulin to carbohydrate ratios, and using apps to calculate your macros. We also interview Dr Jeremy Robertson, who this month became the first type 1 diabetic pilot in Australia to gain his commercial pilot's licence, and our very own Adult Community Coordinator Gabby Lane shares what she learned during her recent diabetes technology break. In Clinic Chat, get the lowdown from Amy Rush CDE APD on how to calculate your insulin-to-carb ratios, and as always, we have an easy and delicious recipe your family will love.
We launch our huge new program, Drive your Diabetes, offering young people aged 18-25 four substantially subsidised appointments with our diabetes educators thanks to Regent Motors. You'll also read about our spectacular luncheon at Leeuwin Estate with Telethon, hear a message from our CEO Bec Johnson for Diabetes Awareness Month, and nut out your Hypo Plan with Clinic Chat!
In this edition, you'll read about the Family Centre's work being recognised globally by Facebook, and we release our newest music video - a type 1 take on Usher's 'Yeah'! Check out all the adventures we had on the October school holidays, and sign up for our fishing trip, teen cooking and 'Soulful Sunday', a day of meditation, movement and gentle self-care at the Family Centre.
In this edition, you can register for a day of meditation, movement and gentle self-care at the Family Centre's Soulful Sunday, join our new Adults' Online Community, check out our brand new website, download the awesome recipes from our recent Festival of Food and learn about the clinical services the Family Centre offers.
It's Diabetes Awareness Month and we're celebrating our community and the amazing connections our tribe has made across WA. we've got Part 2 of our Clinic Chat about long-acting insulins, Christmas events galore to sign up for, and a special note from our CEO Bec Johnson about the power of community.
It's a jam-packed edition this month, with a huge result at the AHG Charity Walk for Type 1, Schools Education evaluation results hot off the press, new Diabetes Dinner and Teen Gatho events to sign up for, and a whole lot of action at the Family Centre. We do a deep dive into insulins in Clinic Chat, and there's a terrific Halloween-inspired recipe your family will love.
In this edition, you can read about the terrific year the Family Centre has had with a special report from our Chair, Jeff Newman OAM, and CEO, Bec Johnson. We've also got exciting news: type 1 TV personality and Medtronic Ambassador Rob Palmer is BACK for one night only at the Family Centre!
The Family Centre turns 4, and you can help us celebrate our birthday by donating to our $4 for our 4th campaign! Sign up for our upcoming Mindset Information Night featuring superstar type 1 diabetic ultrarunner Duncan Read, check out our new Diabetes Dinner event, and read up on all the fun activities we've been up to this July!
The Family Centre is on the road visiting GP practices, hospital clinics and pharmacies to raise important awareness of the needs of people with type 1 diabetes and the Family Centre's vital services. We have plenty of events for people of all ages coming up - register now for our Metabolism Information Night, our Winter Wonderland community event, Kids in the Kitchen, our Latitude excursion and Diabetes Dinners!
Check out our upcoming Metabolism Information Night. We've also got our huge Winter Wonderland community event and Teen Gatho coming up, and registrations are open for Spring Family Camp! We're celebrating some truly amazing fundraising for the Family Centre with the annual Flametree Wines Charity Lunch and type 1 mum Teresa Newton's mega netball fundraiser.
In this edition of Tribe Talk, read about how our modified services are meeting our community's needs during the COVID-19 pandemic, check out our terrific new 'Isolation Birthday' resources, join our 'Let's Get Physical' challenge and warm your heart with Bryce and Felix's story. There's an easy carb-conscious recipe that's perfect for breakfast, lunch or dinner, some terrific tips about basal insulin testing, and a final message from our CEO Bec Johnson about her Life without Limits campaign, which raised $82,500 for the Family Centre.
In this edition of Tribe Talk, read our comprehensive article on how to reduce your risk in relation to COVID-19, and a message from our CEO about the Family Centre's response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
It's a tough time and we know many of our community members are under immense pressure. We hope it lifts your hearts to read about the fantastic activities the Family Centre tribe experienced together in February and March, and delight in 9-year-old Sophie Ruehland's story: Young Samurai.
In this edition of Tribe Talk, we remember our roots: read the Family Centre's story, told by our Chair and Founder, Jeff Newman OAM. The countdown is on for our CEO Bec Johnson's first big swim of the Life without Limits campaign, the Rottnest Channel Swim on 22 February. We're launching brand new Diabetes Dads and Type 1 Mums' groups, and you can read about type 1 cyclist Brett Baker's epic adventure through the Victorian highlands. Finally, Clinic Chat by Amy Rush APD CDE gives you the lowdown on protein supplements and diabetes.
2020 has landed at the Family Centre and it's going to be our biggest year yet! With exciting plans to grow our impact to reach and serve even more of the type 1 community of WA, our team is full of beans and raring to go! January is all about GOALS. In this edition of Tribe Talk, we've got articles on exercising with type 1 and keeping your New Year's Resolutions, and you can register for free mental wellness programs for young people.
At the Family Centre, we're excited to step into the new year with the first edition of Tribe Talk for 2019! This edition is jam-packed with events and programs especially for you, including our brand new Schools Education Workshops, our Dogs for Diabetes event, lots of summer fun for kids, teenagers and adults in the type 1 tribe and some great reading from Amy Rush in Clinic Chat.
In this bumper winter edition we announce our lucky raffle winner, and give you the download on Teen Camp and all the school holiday action at the Family Centre! We have some exciting NAPLAN news to share, and two awesome events coming up with body confidence expert Dr Katherine Iscoe and type 1 superhero, Sebastien Sasseville.
In this edition, we launch the next exciting event in our Life Without Limits series: type 1 ultramarathon runner Roger Hanney is coming to inspire you! We've got an exciting school holiday program to share, a great Clinic Chat if you're thinking about insulin pumps, and the best part ... your chance to WIN A CAR!