There are too many myths around diabetes. In Diabetes Victoria’s third myth busting video, Sandra is living proof that people with diabetes can live long and fulfilling lives. #bustamyth


you have diabetes you shouldn't eat this

you shouldn't play sports

only overweight people get diabetes

don't do this you have diabetes really

hold on a moment

and let's talk about some facts about

diabetes let's bust some of the myths

around diabetes myth number three people

with diabetes don't live long lives this

is Sandra Sandra lives with type 1

diabetes and she's done this for more

than 60 years 13 when I was first

diagnosed with type 1 diabetes and back

then the doctors didn't know nearly what

they know these days and some even

thought that I maybe wouldn't live to an

old age and I'm in my mid 70s now and

still here and still going strong

diabetes management and Technology have

come a long way since I was first

diagnosed today living with diabetes is

much easier than it was 60 years ago we

know so much that so people with

diabetes don't live long wives

clearly not true you've got your own

diabetes myth to bust join the

conversation bust a myth dot org dot AU

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