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What does the team behind Beta Change get up to? On our blog, we share some "behind-the-scenes" of what goes on in the team, takeaways and reflections from events we attend and any special articles we have put together. 

October 29, 2019

Question for you: When did you experience your first diabetes camp or start attending diabetes camp regularly? 

For me, I have been participating in a diabetes camp for children since I was diagnosed with diabetes at the age of 10 years in 1996. I have since progressed...

September 7, 2019

Last month, Beta Change were lucky to receive sponsorship from Roche Diabetes Care and AADE to have a booth in the inaugural Peer Support Communities Corner at the 2019 AADE conference in Houston, Texas. We were incredibly humbled to be alongside superstars like We Are...

August 24, 2019

In our last blog post, we talked about the importance of sharing stories. Recently, I attended a momentous diabetes event that reminded about the significance of this. During National Diabetes Week in Australia every year, the Kellion Victory Medal acknowledges and cel...

June 9, 2019

Every person experiences the world in a different way, and each story provides a new and unique perspective to the world we live in. As members of Beta Change, we often hear people with diabetes say that living with this condition can be isolating and lonely - until th...

January 26, 2019

Earl Bakken was a dreamer, an achiever, the co-founder of Medtronic and the inventor of the first portable pacemaker. Years later, when he was due to receive his own second pacemaker, he marvelled at the extra life this piece of technology gave him. He thought about th...

July 21, 2018

For people with diabetes, diabetes camps hold a special place in our hearts. If you need proof, check out our Global Postcard video! Members of the Beta Change team recently talked about what camp means to us. 

As Steph so eloquently put it, “camp is a magical playgroun...

August 20, 2017

A couple of weeks have flown by since the American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE) Annual Meeting. I’ve been taking this time to reflect on the busy few days that was AADE17, which was filled with many new learnings and plenty of networking. Here are my main s...

June 16, 2017

Beta Change co-founder, Pei Yan, recently visited San Diego - and her visit coincided with the American Diabetes Association’s 77th Scientific Sessions (attended by fellow Beta Change co-founder Robert Brooks). Here she shares her top tech takeaways - try saying that t...

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