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 [...]

By | March 15th, 2017 |Research, Food and diet|0 Comments

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 [...]

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

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

New study – type 2 diabetes prevention in men

Are you: male aged 50-74 overweight not diabetic? NHMRC Clinical Trials Centre, The University of Sydney invites you to join a diabetes prevention study. This research [...]

By | September 11th, 2015 |Uncategorized, Research|Comments Off on New study – type 2 diabetes prevention in men

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

Women with prior depression more likely to develop gestational diabetes

A past history of depression may increase the chance of women developing gestational diabetes, a Chicago study has found. The aim of the study led [...]

By | April 13th, 2015 |Uncategorized, Medical, Research, Diabetes and a Healthy Mind|Comments Off on Women with prior depression more likely to develop gestational diabetes

Type 2 diabetes in younger people: small but significant

There are seven recorded cases in England and Wales of girls, aged 5 to 10 years old, with type 2 diabetes and according to the [...]

By | April 11th, 2015 |Uncategorized, Medical, Research, Food and diet, Fitness|Comments Off on Type 2 diabetes in younger people: small but significant

Australian research looks at alternatives to blood glucose testing

Professor Paul Dastoor is leading the way in diabetes research as he and his team work to develop a low-cost, saliva-based glucose test which could [...]

By | April 6th, 2015 |Uncategorized, Medical, Research, Technology|Comments Off on Australian research looks at alternatives to blood glucose testing

Stem cell study shows promise in curing type 2 diabetes

A study using a combination of stem cell therapy and anti-diabetic medication successfully treated mice with type 2 diabetes. The study, run by lead researcher [...]

By | March 31st, 2015 |Uncategorized, Medical, Research|Comments Off on Stem cell study shows promise in curing type 2 diabetes

Type 2 diabetes and fatty liver disease reversed in rats, study finds

Researchers from Yale have developed a controlled-release oral therapy which has reversed type 2 diabetes and fatty liver disease in rats. Dr Gerald I Shulman, [...]

By | March 17th, 2015 |Medical, Research|Comments Off on Type 2 diabetes and fatty liver disease reversed in rats, study finds
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