International expert says people with type 2 diabetes should talk to their doctor about heart health. It could save their life.
Monday, 12 August 2019
Diabetes can affect your feet. Follow this checklist of warning signs and remember to visit a podiatrist regularly.
Monday, 29 July 2019
Register with KeepSight a new eye check reminder program for people living with diabetes.
Monday, 25 March 2019
Hearing loss and diabetes are two of Australia’s most common health concerns and there is a link between the two conditions. Research shows that people living with diabetes are twice as likely to suffer hearing loss as those without the condition.
Wednesday, 6 March 2019
Failure to implement a national type 2 diabetes early detection program could be costing the Australian health system more than $700 million each year.
Friday, 14 September 2018
Despite the prevalence of gestational diabetes in Australia most people aren’t aware the risks don’t end when the pregnancy does.
Tuesday, 26 June 2018
Macular disease is the leading cause of blindness in Australia. Two of the most common causes are diabetic retinopathy and macular degeneration.
Wednesday, 9 May 2018
One in three people living with diabetes will develop some form of diabetic vision loss over their lifetime. It’s important to look after your eyes, and there are a number of things you can do to reduce your risks.
Thursday, 12 October 2017
Caring for your feet is an important part of looking after your diabetes. Diabetes can increase the risk of problems with your feet, so regular check-ups with your diabetes team or podiatrist is important. Here's what you can do yo look after your feet.
Thursday, 9 March 2017
If you speak with your doctor or specialist and they say it is safe for you to be active then there is no reason why you shouldn’t start today. But before you put on your exercise clothes and tie up your shoelaces there are a few things you need to keep in mind to make sure you're moving safely.
Tuesday, 24 January 2017