Magazine Archive

Diabetes magazine is the official magazine of Diabetes NZ that aims to inform, encourage and motivate people in their lifelong journey with diabetes.

Published quarterly, it is a trusted source of health and lifestyle information for people with diabetes, their families and the health professionals and others who support them.

 
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Please see below a selection of articles from past issues.

Summer 2015
  COVER STORY
ENJOY THE RIDE (PDF)
USO means ‘brother’ in Samoan and the cycling group is grounded in the values of understanding, strengthening and overcoming.

In February 2016 USO members will set off on their most ambitious ride yet – a 2,000 kilometre ride from Bluff to Cape Reinga stopping along the way for evening hui in local churches, marae and community centres.

Riders will share their stories and talk about their journey to better health.
 

HOW TO SUPPORT A FAMILY MEMBER OR FRIEND WITH DIABETES (PDF)

Do you sometimes wonder how you can help a loved one or friend with diabetes? Caroline Wood and Noeline Wedlock look at some do’s and don’ts when it comes to offering help and support.

Evidence shows that those who have the support of their family and friends are able to better manage their diabetes.