Relative’s visit to casualty sparks career change

Paediatric nurse Lynelle Boisseau was on duty at a Brisbane casualty ward when her cousin arrived with a diagnosis of type 1 diabetes.

That’s part of what inspired her to become a diabetes educator, moving from Brisbane to the ACT, where she has worked in the diabetes service for 23 years.

It’s a privilege educating parents and children about diabetes, says Ms Boisseau, who has been named ADEA