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One of the biggest issues that people living with type 2
diabetes face is how to juggle the best eating and exercise habits
in the face of social, cultural and lifestyle situations that
underpin real life.
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
When we think about diabetes and food, one of the first things
that often comes to mind is carbohydrate counting.
Despite this, carbohydrate counting is often seen as confusing,
and misunderstood by people living with diabetes and clinicians
The new indication for empagliflozin (Jardiance) was driven by
Brisbane-led research showing the sodium glucose co-transporter 2
(SGLT2) inhibitor reduced cardiovascular deaths by 38 per cent for
patients with type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease, compared
with standard care.
A recent study from Germany has looked at using high protein
diets to reduce liver fat in people with non-alcoholic fatty liver
disease (NAFLD) and type 2 diabetes.
NAFLD is a condition where there is too much fat stored in the
liver. Risk factors include being overweight or obese,...
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...
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...
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