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Patient Experience Week: Preparing for a hospital visit

It’s important to plan ahead if you are living with diabetes and need a medical procedure done that requires day surgery or a hospital visit. Make sure to ask your doctor or diabetes health care team about any special considerations prior to the day.

Looking after your diabetes before, during and following a procedure or surgery can […]

By |April 24th, 2017|Medical|0 Comments

DARP funds new research that may pave the way for a cure for type 1 diabetes

Associate Professor Stuart Mannering, a global leader in diabetes research, is hoping he can discover a therapy that will ‘turn-off’ the immune response that may cause type 1 diabetes.

Diabetes Australia today announced the prestigious 2017 Millennium Award for Type 1 Diabetes to Associate Professor Mannering for his work at St Vincent’s Institute of Medical Research. […]

By |April 19th, 2017|Medical, Research, Awards, Media Releases|0 Comments

4 Tips to Help Manage Depression and Diabetes

Depression is a lot more than sadness. It’s a serious mental health condition that affects how you feel about yourself and your life. Depression is one of the most common mental health issues experienced by Australians and the theme of this year’s World Health Day.

Diabetes and depression share some of the same symptoms such as […]

By |April 7th, 2017|Uncategorized, Diabetes and a Healthy Mind, Food and diet|Comments Off on 4 Tips to Help Manage Depression and Diabetes

Looking at the best balance of macronutrients for people with type 2 diabetes

Macronutrients – carbohydrates, protein and fats – are the essential building blocks of everyone’s diet. The human body needs three main macronutrients: protein, fat and carbohydrates.

Eating these in the right proportions is important for everyone including people living with type 2 diabetes, however scientists still don’t have a consensus on the best balance of macronutrients […]

By |March 31st, 2017|Research|Comments Off on Looking at the best balance of macronutrients for people with type 2 diabetes

Thousands of children and families with type 1 diabetes to receive access to CGM technology

The Federal Government has announced its $54 million Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM) subsidy initiative as a life-changer for thousands of Australian children, young people and families living with type 1 diabetes.

The CGM subsidy initiative is a significant investment in type 1 diabetes technology and will benefit around 4,000 Australian families with a child or young […]

By |March 31st, 2017|Medical, Technology|Comments Off on Thousands of children and families with type 1 diabetes to receive access to CGM technology

Researchers have a gut feeling starch could help prevent type 1 diabetes

New research, partly funded by the Diabetes Australia Research Program (DARP), has found that a medicinal diet that boosts good bacteria in the gut could help reduce the risk of type 1 diabetes.

The research, from a team at Monash University, found a special combination of fermentable fibre was successful in stopping mice from developing type […]

By |March 28th, 2017|Medical, Research|Comments Off on Researchers have a gut feeling starch could help prevent type 1 diabetes

10 health organisations join call for sugar tax

Ten of Australia’s leading health and community organisations have today joined forces to call on the Federal Government to introduce a health levy on sugary drinks as part of a comprehensive approach to tackling the nation’s serious obesity problem.

The 10 groups – all partners of the Rethink Sugary Drink campaign – have signed a joint […]

By |March 27th, 2017|Media Releases|Comments Off on 10 health organisations join call for sugar tax

What a difference a decade makes

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 […]

By |March 24th, 2017|Food and diet|Comments Off on What a difference a decade makes

New research indicates gluten free diet may increase risk of type 2 diabetes

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 […]

By |March 15th, 2017|Research, Food and diet|Comments Off on New research indicates gluten free diet may increase risk of type 2 diabetes

Garmin: Kids’ Active Day

By |March 10th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Garmin: Kids’ Active Day
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