Season 3, Episode 10: The Importance of Community Support in Diabetes Management
In this episode of Dia-Logue: The Diapoint Podcast, Pam speaks with Abdulla Al Hashidi who has been living with Type 1 Diabetes for 13 years.
Abdulla, an advocate who lives in Abu Dhabi, shares the power of community and how that can be supportive for people living with diabetes. Abdulla emphasizes the importance of medical advice and that there is no one-size-fits-all when it comes to diabetes management. He also highlights how yoga helps him both mentally and physically.
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Abdulla Al Hashidi lives with Type 1 Diabetes.
Abdulla has some additional health complications that make living with T1D challenging but not impossible. Whenever he experiences a setback, he asks for help to get back on his feet and regain his momentum to thrive again.
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Here at Dia-logue: The Diapoint Podcast, we talk to experts and people living with diabetes about social situations, nutrition, mental health, travel, and many other topics related to health and wellness.
The Founder & Managing Director of Diapoint, Pam Durant, shares her experience as the mother a teenage son who was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes at 20 months old.
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