Recall of NovoPen Echo insulin cartridge

Pharmaceutical company Novo Nordisk has initiated a consumer level recall of some batches of their NovoPen Echo insulin cartridge holder after discovering there is a [...]

By | July 13th, 2017 |Media Releases|0 Comments

NSW first state in Australia to remove sugary drinks from health facilities

NSW will be the first state in Australia to remove sugary drinks from health facilities when it launches a healthy food and drink policy aimed [...]

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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 [...]

By | April 19th, 2017 |Medical, Research, Awards, Media Releases|Comments Off on DARP funds new research that may pave the way for a cure for 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 [...]

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

Know your Rights

Rights and responsibilities for people living with diabetes All Australians have certain rights and responsibilities. But did you know that as a person living with [...]

By | March 18th, 2016 |Uncategorized, Media Releases|Comments Off on Know your Rights

High praise from leading health experts for UK’s sweet tax on sugary drinks

High praise from leading health experts for UK’s sweet tax on sugary drinks 17 March 2016 The Rethink Sugary Drink alliance has commended the UK [...]

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Diabetes NSW launches D-Life app for young adults living with diabetes

Diabetes NSW & ACT has developed the D-Life app for school leavers and young adults with diabetes today. D-Life is there to help young adults [...]

By | November 25th, 2015 |Uncategorized, Technology, Media Releases|Comments Off on Diabetes NSW launches D-Life app for young adults living with diabetes

Young men top consumers of sugar-sweetened beverages

Young men aged between 14-30 years are the top consumers of sugar-sweetened beverages, drinking up to 1.5 litres a day, according to the Australian Bureau [...]

By | October 19th, 2015 |Uncategorized, Research, Food and diet, Media Releases|Comments Off on Young men top consumers of sugar-sweetened beverages

Leading NSW diabetes researchers receive more than $1.1m in research grants

28 May 2015 Diabetes Australia awards $3.5m in research grants to leading Australian diabetes researchers Through the Diabetes Australia Research Program, Diabetes NSW announces grants worth [...]

By | June 1st, 2015 |Uncategorized, Research, Awards, Media Releases|Comments Off on Leading NSW diabetes researchers receive more than $1.1m in research grants

Diabetic macular oedema hits Australian workforce hard

This year alone diabetic macular oedema (DME) is estimated to cost the country $2.07 billion in indirect economic costs,* with a significant part due to [...]

By | April 29th, 2015 |Uncategorized, Media Releases|Comments Off on Diabetic macular oedema hits Australian workforce hard
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