An Insight into Cheryl’s Journey

Type 1 diabetes is thought to be caused by an autoimmune reaction, where the body attacks itself by mistake. This reaction destroys the cells in the pancreas that makes insulin, known as beta cells, and onset of this conditions typically appears in childhood or adolescence.

For Cheryl, it happened when she was at the early age of 3, and though she has since learned to be independent in spite of her condition, it has not been easy.

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June 2020 ALHD Newsletter

ALHD’s June newsletter is available for reading now! To receive exclusive updates from ALHD, including our bi-monthly newsletter as soon as it’s published, please sign up to receive our newsletter here.

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ALHD Newsletter April 2020

The April 2020 edition of the Australian Lions Hearing Dogs National Newsletter is now out!

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ALHD’s 600th Dog, Jakeb

Labradoodle, Jakeb, becomes Australian Lions Hearing Dogs’ 600th dog to be delivered to a person with hearing loss.

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Open Day 2020 – Postponed

The annual Australian Lions Hearing Dogs’ Open Day usually held in September each year has been postponed for 2020.

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