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The pregnancy journey for women with type 1 diabetes

Date: 11 Mar 2016
Start time: 12:00
End time: 12:45
Timezone: Australia/Hobart

Helen Edwards is a blogger, consultant, writer and counsellor with a total online following of over 130,000 people. She has a number of successful blogs and businesses. She was a state finalist in the Australian of the Year Awards 2016 and the Telstra Business Women’s Awards 2015. In 2001 she started Diabetes Counselling Online – showing that email counselling could work – and made a name for herself as a highly respected and awarded member of the International diabetes community. Living with type 1 diabetes herself for over 37 years, she is passionate about the wellbeing of families affected by diabetes.

Helen is currently completing her PhD looking at the experience of pregnancy for women with type 1 diabetes. In 2014 she published a picture book for children “Diabetes Can’t Stop Me”, has co-written an e-book about diabetes burnout, and released two diabetes Apps, including one about the pregnancy journey for women with diabetes.

Helen will share her insights into the experience of pregnancy for women with pre-existing diabetes and how to better support them through the journey.

This webinar is a part of the 'Diabetes and Pregnancy' masterclass.