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British MPs have approved a tax on soft drinks starting April
2018. Ministers hope it will help tackle the nation's obesity
There will be two bands of taxes - one for soft drinks with more
than 5g of sugar per 100ml and a higher one for drinks with more
than 8g per...
A team of researchers from
Cleveland Clinic and New York University School of Medicine
analyzed causes of death in the US using the latest figures from
They found that obesity
resulted in as much as 47 percent more life-years lost than
tobacco, which had the same outcomes as high...
MollieJoneswas an amputee lobbyist, diabetes
educator,musician and writer. Weeks before her death, she was
presented with her second Kellion Victory medal by Diabetes
Australia, for living with Type 1 diabetes forover 70
Mary Philomena Pegum was born...
Persons with type 1 and type 2 diabetes are the biggest winners
as Sweden shows a sharp decrease in cardiovascular diseases since
Sahlgrenska Academy study noted a 40 percent reduction of
cardiovascular disease in type 1 diabetes (compared to a
non-diabetes control group)...
Children with obesity face four times the risk of developing
type 2 diabetes compared to children with a body mass index (BMI)
in the normal range, according to a study published in
theJournal of the Endocrine Society.
For the study the researchers reviewed health records of...
Relatively small changes - such as losing as little as 3
kilograms or maintaining our weight - could have a significant
effect in reducing the health impact of overweight or obesity in
Australia, according to a new report from the Australian Institute
of Health and Welfare (AIHW).
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...
Obesity-related insulin resistance is driven by low-grade
chronic inflammation of metabolic tissues, finds new research out
of Toronto, Canada.
In obese individuals, accumulation of fat in the liver, termed
nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), has been linked to the
By Robert Lustig, as featured in the
Professor Robert Lustigis professor of paediatrics
at University of California, San Francisco. He is in Australia for
theBioCeuticals Research Symposium.
Australia is in the grip of the twin crises of obesity and type
News article from the Coolum and North Shore News - 20
WHILE some new year's resolutions were never destined to be
kept, Diabetes Queensland is urging us all to stick with the
program for a healthy 2017.
According to Diabetes Queensland chief executive officer