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Adhiyat Najam


Adhiyat was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes in 2001. She has been a patient partner with Diabetes Action Canada since 2017 and has been involved in several research projects, including as the lead patient partner for the T1ME Trial and a member of the Research Governing Committee. Aside from this, Adhiyat is a volunteer for T1International as her lived experience with type 1 diabetes has pushed her interest in advocating for insulin affordability and access to health care. She is currently a Master’s student studying global health and also serves as a patient research partner with the IMAGINE Network to advocate for patients living with diabetic gastroparesis.