Minisode: Surfing the Waves with Diabetes

2017 Australian Long Board Surf Champion Ben Considine joined Fi and Ash to talk about his holistic approach to life, diabetes, and surfing! Watch the Minisode recap to learn about Ben’s roots in Victoria, Australia, how he manages traveling the world and surfing with type 1 diabetes, and how he balances life as a 23-year-old Exercise Science and Physiotherapy student with his longboard surfing career! Follow Ben on Instagram: @ben_considine

Minisode: Diabetes Care in Kyrgyzstan

In this minisode, Ashley chats with Valeriia, an endocrinologist and professor at the International Higher School of Medicine in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, as they discuss access to insulin and diabetes management tools, the impact of COVID-19 on higher education teaching, and other topics around diabetes care and education. Check it out below!

Minisode: Supporting Children with Diabetes Through the KATIL Charitable Foundation

Catch up on Katie’s conversation with Anna, a beneficiary of Armenia’s major charitable foundation for children with diabetes called the KATIL Charitable Foundation. “Katil” means “drop” in Armenian, and we talked about what the foundation has been doing to better the lives of people with diabetes – and how those projects could be affected by COVID-19. Watch our Minisode to learn more!

Minisode: Making a Business from Diabetes Advocacy

We’re starting off the year with Anna Sjoberg, who joins us from snowy Sweden. She is the founder of AnnaPS, an eco-friendly fashion line for men and women with diabetes. Anna is also an avid winter athlete and Ashley chats to her about sports and diabetes – even though it’s summer in Australia!