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  • Issue 45 – Embracing the Teenage Years p01All of us parents remember what it was like to be a teenager. Those years were precious and life-changing – confusing yet exciting; challenging and full of struggles, yet it often brings out the best in us. Teenagers constantly surprise adults – us adults who sometimes forget that teens are ...
  • Issue 44- Living with Diabetes 44_YDA_Magazine_final_Page_01We were delighted to have more than 100 parents, medical professionals and public attending the conference this year. The focus was to bring together local diabetes experts to provide practical advice and information for our members. As always, the conference also provided a wonderful opportunity for attendees to meet and ...
  • Issue 43 – Flame of Hope 43_YDA_Magazine_final_Page_01The Flame of Hope Scholarship is an advocate for youths suffering from diabetes who show the ability to successfully manage their disease and excel in academic performance, community involvement, extracurricular activities, diabetes advocacy, and are growing up to their full potential. This year, three recipients have been awarded in recognition ...
  • Issue 42 – Double the Trouble 42_YDA_Magazine_output_v1_preview-01Juggling the diabetes management for one child is overwhelming enough, what would life be if there was more than one in a family? Brave Melissa and Yeung Shuk Chun will tell us how their families go through from chaos moments to adapting and adjusting quite well to their new lives. ...
  • Issue 41- Our Magical Mentors issue41_YDA_ISSUE_41_online update_Page_01One of the most important projects for Youth Diabetes Action is the mentor programme where volunteer mentors provide support to our members. We interviewed three of our generous mentors – Julie Farrell, Angela Chow and Joanna Maio – to learn more about the work they do and their motivations, challenges ...