What is it like to be diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes during the early adult years in regional Victoria?

What are the challenges in learning to manage Diabetes during these years, while studying, entering the workforce and exploring new social networks?

This study is interested in your perspective, to inform diabetes care, education and support services in regional Victoria. It is conducted as part of a Master’s thesis with Deakin University, under the supervision of Associate Professor Bodil Rasmussen and Professor Trisha Dunning.

If you are 18-49 years old, were diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes between the ages of 18 and 30 years and live in regional Victoria, we would love to hear from you. Participation in the study is voluntary and will involve an interview of approximately 1 hour, via Skype or Face Time.

If you are interested in participating, please contact Bodil Rasmussen or Claire Gatto via email.

bodil.rasmussen@deakin.edu.au / claireg@deakin.edu.au