For teens, parents and carers

Back by popular demand, we are excited to bring you the next instalment of You CAN Ask That, live panel discussions for teenagers and their parents and carers living with type 1 diabetes.

This year we are focusing on emotional health and wellbeing.


Our live panel is run by you, for you! Our panel of young adults and experts will share their top tips for managing emotional health and wellbeing, and are here to answer ANY non-clinical questions you may have in mind.
There are no limits – so ask away!
Date: 7pm Tuesday 17 May 2022
Location: Online

Topics may include:

  • COVID-19 related burnout and anxiety
  • stress management
  • body image and confidence
  • living with diabetes – emotional burnout
  • connecting with friends and family.

Parents and carers

We will be hosting a special webinar for parents and carers that will provide you with the opportunity to ask questions about your teenagers that you have always wondered about.
Date: 7pm Thursday 2 June 2022
Location: Online

Register now

Topics may include:

  • Relationships
  • Education transitions
  • Finding Independence
  • Parents learning to feel confident with their teens having independence
  • Strategies for success and diabetes self-management
  • Drugs and alcohol
  • Body image and confidence
  • The best ways to support your teen living with type 1 diabetes.

After registering for the online event, you will receive an email with a link to anonymously submit any questions you might have before the night. Be sure to keep an eye out on Diabetes Victoria’s Instagram and Facebook pages for more opportunities to submit questions.

Meet our parents and carers panel speakers

A live Q&A function will be available during the discussion on the Zoom platform. Note: Your video and audio will not be turned on during the event and your name will not be shared with our panel or other teens viewing the discussion.

We will record this event and make the recording available to all event registrants to view at a convenient time.

About webinars:

  • A webinar is an online presentation held via the internet in real time.
  • Diabetes Victoria uses the Zoom webinar platform (learn more about Zoom here).
  • You can watch the live webinar on your computer or phone.
  • You can ask questions via the ‘Q&A’ function and participate in multiple choice questionnaires known as ‘polls’.
  • You can see and hear the presenters but no one will be able to see you or hear you speak.

How to register:

  1. Please register for the event you’d like to attend
  2. Then you will receive a confirmation email with the webinar link to join. Make sure you have downloaded and installed the most recent update of the Zoom application. This will ensure the best experience in attending the webinar
  3. We will send reminder emails leading up to the webinar date. On the scheduled date of the webinar, click on the webinar link at least 5 minutes before the start time. Then you will be able to watch, listen and interact with the presenters during the webinar.

Get in touch

If you have any questions regarding this webinar, please get in touch with us via email:

If you have questions about this event or would like more information, please contact Diabetes Victoria on 1800 637 700 or