Australians are more likely to go to a café for coffee or tea than to eat out at a fast-food place, and having a meal at the pub is now vastly more popular than getting a pizza home-delivered, according to a recently released report from Roy Morgan. The study compared results from 2006 with 2016 […]
A new report by Harvard University’s Department of Nutrition suggests a diet low in gluten may increase your risk of developing type 2 diabetes. The study looked at the diets of almost 200,000 participants over a thirty-year period, out of which nearly 16,000 cases of diabetes were confirmed.
The research indicates that there are significant drawbacks for people who […]
Researchers at the University of Texas Health Science Center have found that the use of metformin among older men has a positive effect on a range of age-related cancers, heart disease, depression, dementia and mortality rates.
The scientists analysed data from 41,204 men aged over 65 with type 2 diabetes and found, among the 8,393 who […]
The new Diabetes NSW & ACT Canberra regional office can now be found at Level 1, 101 Northbourne Ave.
The new office is a 10 minute walk from our previous location. There is a front circular driveway for quick visits and 2 hour parking at the end of the block in Masson St or behind the building […]
Join us for the inaugural Penrith Live Your Life Expo on Saturday 4 March 2017 for a day packed full of inspirational and relevant information to help you live your life with diabetes.
With separate information sessions for people living with type 1 and type 2 diabetes, you’re sure to get information that is right for you!
Morning tea, […]
Diabetes NSW & ACT is delighted to announce that long-standing member Ann W is the lucky winner of our inaugural $10,000 Christmas raffle.
Diagnosed with type 2 diabetes in 2000, Ann, who is a regular supporter of Diabetes NSW & ACT’s fundraising campaigns, and was thrilled to discover she held the winning ticket that was […]
Lucy Hinchion, aged 20 months, is the youngest person in the world to have her umbilical cord blood reinfused. Her umbilical cord blood was stored to help treat her sister’s type 1 diabetes and received it after showing signs of the disease herself.
This operation is part of a five-year study at The Children’s Hospital in […]
From January 2017 people with non-insulin-treated type 2 diabetes will need a health professional to confirm their clinical need for subsidised blood glucose test strips if they wish to continue with home testing.
Following the Australian Government’s decision to delist blood glucose test strips from the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) people must present a Blood Glucose […]
Diabetes NSW & ACT contacted airlines that fly in and out of Sydney airport with a specific objective. We wanted to know: how well do they look after passengers who are living with diabetes?
There are 1.2 million people in Australia registered as living with diabetes, 456,000 of whom intend to travel interstate by air in the […]