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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|0 Comments

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|0 Comments

Garmin: Kids’ Active Day

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

Metformin slows age-related diseases in older men

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 […]

By |February 8th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Metformin slows age-related diseases in older men

The Canberra regional office has moved  

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 […]

By |February 8th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on The Canberra regional office has moved  

Live Your Life Expo Penrith 2017

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, […]

By |February 7th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Live Your Life Expo Penrith 2017

Diabetes NSW & ACT Raffle Winner

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 […]

By |January 11th, 2017|Fundraising|Comments Off on Diabetes NSW & ACT Raffle Winner

Toddler Reinfused with Umbilical Cord

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 […]

By |January 11th, 2017|Medical, Research|Comments Off on Toddler Reinfused with Umbilical Cord

Changes to Eligibility for Subsidised Strips Takes Effect

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 […]

By |January 5th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Changes to Eligibility for Subsidised Strips Takes Effect

Airline Survey

Airline Survey
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 […]

By |November 29th, 2016|Uncategorized, Medical|Comments Off on Airline Survey
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