Stroke of good fortune

National Diabetes Week ambassador John Rando says a stroke was the wake-up call he needed to manage his diabetes. Picture: Andrew Ritchie www.communitypix.com.au d422419
National Diabetes Week ambassador John Rando says a stroke was the wake-up call he needed to manage his diabetes. Picture: Andrew Ritchie www.communitypix.com.au d422419

Mr Rando said he suffered a severe stroke as complications of his type 2 diabetes about 15 years ago when he weighed 125kg.

‘I lost my speech, I couldn’t walk, I couldn’t remember anything’