Australian of the Year 2020, Dr James Muecke AM is a passionate advocate for raising awareness about diabetes, and preventing complications associated with eye health. Blinded By Sugar tells the story of Neil Hansell, a man who woke one morning blind in both eyes due to neglect of his diabetes. The opinions expressed in Dr Muecke do not necessarily reflect the views of Diabetes NSW & ACT. If this has raised any questions for you, please contact your GP, Diabetes Educator or Nutritionist or Dietitian.