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Insulin Pump Program
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Insulin Pump Program

Type 1 Diabetes (T1D) is an autoimmune condition where the body destroys the cells that produce insulin. A person with T1D requires lifelong administration of insulin and the regulation of blood glucose. Insulin administration for people with T1D is either by multiple daily injections (which can be traumatic on the child and family) or by

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Lucia’s Story

“I know that the pumps are expensive, and a lot of families can’t afford them. I hope that every child with T1D has access to the same opportunities as I have and can receive the pump.” – Lucia, 15 years old and living with Type 1 Diabetes. Hi I’m Lucia! When mum told me that

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Jed’s Story

Jed had just celebrated his third birthday, and while most other children his age were embracing this milestone happy and carefree, he was adjusting to a new normal he could not understand and found terrifying. Diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes (T1D), Jed had begun a routine of around-the-clock insulin injections and finger pricks. The treatment

Big W Easter Tokens
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Big W Easter Campaign

Big W is gearing up to help support Perth Children’s Hospital and our littlest patients this Easter. Every year, the Foundation is fortunate to have the support of Big W across their stores in Western Australia to help support WA’s sick kids through our numerous Appeals. Over the past 16 years, Big W and their

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Challenge Fundraiser: Run For A Reason

Sisters Kayla and Jasmine have a powerful reason to run this year in the 2019 HBF Run for a Reason. At just three weeks of age, Kayla’s infant daughter Scarlette contracted late onset group B streptococcus, a bacteria commonly found in the intestines. In most people, this infection requires a course of antibiotics, but newborns

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Big Walk Fundraisers: Forward Hops

The Euroz Big Walk for Perth Children’s Hospital Foundation on Sunday 17 March is a chance for our community to come together, have fun and raise money for sick kids in hospital. Over the years, the Euroz Big Walk has raised more than $1 million for the Foundation, and it’s the ongoing support of the

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Community Fundraisers: Guardians of Innocence

Local motorcycle club the Guardians of Innocence are putting their money where their wheels are to support kids at Perth Children’s Hospital. In November 2015, a couple of mates decided to combine their love and enjoyment of riding their Harley Davidson’s, with helping others, specifically kids. They noticed that kids would get very excited when

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Challenge Fundraiser: QV1 Descent

While being told her pregnancy was deemed high risk was a shock, Leana and her husband Kyle knew that remaining calm and centred would give their unborn child, Evelyn, the best possible chance. Leana’s 12 week scan showed that Evelyn had gastroschisis, a condition which caused her intestines to protrude through a hole in her

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Swimming Fundraiser: Meet Leigh

At five months of age, Robbie Buchan contracted Meningoccoccal B Septicaemia. He spent the next 18 months in PMH – two months in the Paediatric Intensive Care Unit and sixteen months in the Burns Unit. Robbie tragically lost most of his arms and legs, but burns specialist Dr Fiona Wood and her team managed to

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Bunnings Fundraiser: A Huge Success

Foundation supporter, Tony recently organised a sausage sizzle at Bunnings Mindarie to raise funds for Perth Children’s Hospital Foundation, something he says just felt like the right thing to do. “Perth Children’s Hospital Foundation is a very worthy cause and my own daughter has spent a good amount of time at the hospital; in my mind

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