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Says the 2016 Sleep Health
Survey of Australian Adults
Nearly half of adults (48%) report having 2 or more
sleep-related problems or difficulties such as difficulty
initiating or maintaining sleep, or daytime sleepiness or
Specific sleep disorders have been strongly linked to a...
With studies linking severe gum disease as an early indicator of
type 2 diabetes, calls are being made to screen periodontitis
patients in the dentist's office with a glycated hemoglobin (HbA1c)
A team from the University of Amsterdam and VU University say
that dentists could have a...
While we wait to hear about access to CGM in
Australia, here's some good news from the United
Medicare in the United States has changed its policy to include
continuous glucose monitors (CGMs) as durable medical equipment
(DME). This enables US users to claim CGMs under...
Queensland's Indigenous Diabetes Eyes and Screening van has
teamed up with the charity Essilor Vision Foundation in a unique
collaboration aimed at improving the vision of the state's regional
The IDEAS van initiative closes the health gap for indigenous
The latest information available about gestational diabetes
rates in an Australian state shows an increase in the reported
rates of gestational diabetes.
The NSW Mothers and Babies 2015 report, produced by NSW Health,
revealed that maternal age rose from 30.2 to 30.5 years over...
One of Diabetes Queensland's Diabetes Educators is also a
pharmacist. This is the start of a series of drug fact sheets and
articles written by Donna Itzstein and published in Diabetes
Network (see "Gliflozins or SGLT2 inhibitors, including Jardiance")
to help diabetes health professionals access...
STAT, a standalone site allied to the Boston Globe, says while
pharma may not have run out of ideas in diabetes, whether its ideas
will ever get to market is another question.
There's plenty of promising science in the early stages of
research. Available drugs, however, work pretty well....
When we eat, not only do we take in nutrients, but also a
significant amount of bacteria.
According to a recent study, this triggers an inflammatory
response that activates our immune systems giving a protective
effect. However, this inflammatory response can fail in...
Managing diabetes day to day can be overwhelming.
Whether you are newly diagnosed with the condition or have been
living with it for many years, there is now increasing evidence
that the emotional burden of diabetes, known as 'diabetes
distress', can affect how you care for yourself and...
We have come a long way in treating diabetes. In medieval times,
you would have taken French lilac (goat's rue, pictured) for the
frequent urination caused by diabetes. From this beginning,
Metformin has been developed.
Metformin works by helping your body better use your own insulin