Season 3, Episode 12: Diabetes in Zimbabwe – Overcoming Challenges and Dreaming Big
In this episode of Dia-Logue: The Diapoint Podcast, Pam speaks with Tinotenda Dzikiti, a passionate advocate and person living with Type 1 Diabetes. Pam and Tino recently met at the International Society of Pediatric and Adolescent Diabetes (ISPAD).
Tino shares his experiences and insights into living with diabetes in Zimbabwe and Africa, and how he supports so many others facing the same or similar challenges. We also learn more about what made him decide to use his voice to advocate for people living with diabetes.
He also shares his thoughts on many of the changes needed to get more people involved in diabetes advocacy, and how people with lived experience can get involved to help create the changes needed in the diabetes space.
Whether you are in Africa or somewhere else, this is a definite do-not-miss episode. Tino’s motivation is contagious. His story and his plans for the future are an inspiration.
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Tinotenda Dzikiti is a person living with Type 1 Diabetes. He is an ambassador and patient advocate for a number of diabetes organisations. He is also a podcast host, a blogger, and a Toastmaster.
His titles include the following:
- Certified Diabetes Educator
- #dedoc°voice alumnus and patient advocate
- Young Leader in Diabetes for International Diabetes Federation
- Ambassador for Zimbabwe Diabetes Association
- Digital Advocate with T1International & Africa Diabetes Alliance
- Co-Chair-Membership Commitee for ISPAD
- Ambassador for Jenious ISPAD
- Vice President Public Relations for Broadcom Toastmasters
- Ambassador for Diabetes Center Berne
- Consultant for Ascensia Diabetes Care
You can listen to Tino’s podcast, The Diabetes Mogul, on Youtube.
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