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Living with diabetes: a personal reflection

Living with diabetes: a personal reflection

Amira Howari

By the time you’ve finished reading this another Australian will have developed diabetes. That’s the going rate today: one Australian every five minutes. Read more →

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Amira Howari

Amira Howari

Amira Howari is a senior clinical optometrist, industry speaker and is an ambassador for Diabetes Australia. Amira regularly speaks on public and industry platforms and freelance writes for industry publications. Having lived with type one diabetes for over 24 years, co-managed with ophthalmologists endocrinologists and diabetic nutritionists/educators- her passion in this area has seen Amira venture into educational and proactive roles with a number of institutions, health magazines, radio and public conferences as a Diabetes Australia ambassador. Amira Howari has worked extensively in corporate and independent optometry practices and in pharmaceutical settings. Amira has also worked at The University of New South Wales as a Clinical Supervisor and guest speaker.