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Kristianne has lived with type 1 diabetes for 29 years, and it
hasn't always been a smooth ride.
Diagnosed as a child, one of Kristianne's constant companions
has been a fear of hypoglycaemia (low blood glucose) during
That's what makes her decision to complete the...
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...
Andrew Somerville is a former competitive cyclist, but at the
age of 55, he has had to learn to walk again twice in the past six
Following a spinal injury in 2010, Andrew was hit by type 2
diabetes. Five years later, he was diagnosed with diabetic
neuropathy, which so damaged the...
If you've got type 2 diabetes, today is the day to find out what
you need to do to improve your health.
You can now take charge of your condition with practical skills
and support from experts as part of a new program being launched in
Queensland in 2017.
It's called DESMOND...
Mikael, 40, who has lived with type 1 diabetes since she was 14,
says participating in the Diabetes Queensland Happy Feet Bushwalk
gave her the confidence to challenge herself with even bigger
goals. Read about her life-changing experience in the Lamington
Research outcomes have demonstrated a significant
association between gestational diabetes (GDM) and post partum
depression (PPD). Having diabetes during pregnancy increases
the risk of developing PPD by up to seventy per cent.
Furthermore, women who have a history of maternal...
Diabetes Queensland is hosting a free event on the Sunshine
Coast in February and Bundaberg in March in 2017, for the parents
and carers of children living with type 1 diabetes.
It will be an opportunity to meet other parents, share
experiences and learn strategies to help support your...
Some of our members may be interested in easy access and wheel
chair access to the beach during the summer season.
City of Gold Coast has partnered with Burleigh Heads Mowbray
Park Surf Life Saving Club (SLSC) to trial beach matting and beach
wheelchairs at Burleigh...
Diabetes Queensland wishes you and your family a safe festive
Your diabetes doesn't stop over the Holiday Season, and neither
will our support. Please see the following times for our Helpline
Friday 23 December - 8.30am - 5.00pm
Saturday 24 December -...
2016 was big year for Diabetes Queensland and our members. We
brought you expert diabetes advice, stories from Queenslanders
living with all types of diabetes and we reported on the latest
research happening around the world.
These were our top 10 online stories of...