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A US study using Medicaid claims data shows that without
lifestyle changes, such as weight loss and moderate physical
activity, up to a third of people with prediabetes can develop type
2 diabetes within 5 years.
Researchers found out that people diagnosed with prediabetes
have a 15 - 30...
Recently the AMAQ's Doctor Q magazine reported that people
living with type 1 diabetes can have their power bills cut by the
state government, based on the advice of medical specialists.
Many of those living with type 1 diabetes report that changing
temperatures play havoc with their...
Across the State, the policy priorities of Diabetes Queensland
are directed by members' feedback, with discussion topics
attracting considered comment from dozens of diverse
In our most recent policy dialogue, we asked for feedback about
the health professions and experiences...
The first Queensland family to access government-funded
Continuous Glucose Monitoring products says the Turnbull Government
program will change their lives.
"This announcement is a game-changer for us," said Angela Grant,
mother of four children including her youngest, Abby, now 12,...
Eighteen months ago, Diabetes Queensland told the story of a
Super Star toddler, Kingston
Shooter, his mum Natasha Elliott and their terrifying encounter
with type 1 diabetes, Diabetes Queensland CEO Michelle Trute said
in a statement this week.
"Kingston became the Queensland face of a...
The Queensland Government's $27 million healthy
lifestyle program My health for life launched in Wide Bay
Minister for Health and Ambulance Services Cameron Dick said
Wide Bay was the first region in Queensland to benefit from the
major health initiative. The...
An after hours diabetes service is being piloted in the Darling
Downs and West Moreton area until June 30.
AH Diabetes and Darling Downs and West Moreton Primary Health
Network will provide face-to-face support and education to people
with diabetes who are unable to attend...
Diabetes affects around 11,000 school-aged children and young
people in Australia with more than 96 per cent living with type 1
diabetes, one of the highest rates in the world.
Those are the facts.
What are the realities for Queensland children living with type
Reports from USA show that the Philadelphia's month-old soda tax
is having a major impact, bringing in nearly $US6 million
tofundanambitious anti-poverty and education
program amid threats of staff layoffs in the beverage industry.
When the levy was approved last...
South Africa is looking to implement a tax on sugary drinks
later this year in an attempt to address the country's shocking
The SA Government announced its plan to impose the tax in 2016;
and plans on further consultation with the country's beverage