Today, I write at the Diabetes Australia – Vic blog about the launch of the new position statement called ‘A new language for diabetes’ which now available online.

Today, Diabetes Australia is launching a new position statement about language and diabetes –specifically, how the language health professionals and the media use when talking to and about people with diabetes affects those of us with the condition.

This is exciting me on a number of levels – firstly, because it’s being held at the State Library, and the bookish nerd I am finds this extraordinarily electrifying. And secondly, because I have been asked to provide a consumer perspective on why words are important when speaking to people with diabetes….more