Diagnosed with type 1 while 28 weeks pregnant with daughter Bronwen
Diabetes was a shock for me. I kept thinking, ‘how am I going to do this now? How am I going to do that?’ Eventually, instead of asking, ‘how?’ I started thinking, ‘I just will.’
Diagnosed with type 1 diabetes during her pregnancy, police custody sergeant Shannon had a lot to come to terms with as she learnt to manage her condition, look after a newborn and figure out what it would look like to go back to her busy job with type 1.