Kim Henshaw works at Diabetes Victoria as the Consumer Advisor and Families Coordinator. She brings over 34 years of type 1 diabetes lived experience to her role and has studied Counselling and Communication, Health Promotion and a post-graduate qualification in Consumer and Community Engagement. She is incredibly passionate about raising
the profile of the lived experience so it is valued as equal to health professional experience. From a young age, Kim has participated in
and volunteered for diabetes camps for children, peer support groups
and research. Home is by the beach with her family and pets
“Bobby” the cat and “Louie” the puppy!