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Have you caught up with the new kilojoule menu labelling law
which will help Queenslanders make healthier choices at fast food
It is now mandatory for the large fast food chains to display
the kilojoule content of their food and drinks at every
point-of-sale. The new laws apply...
Research from Yale University has uncovered the way
insulin-producing cells that are destroyed in type 1 diabetes can
change and survive.
In type 1 diabetes, the immune system destroys beta cells
(illustrated), which produce insulin in the pancreas.
After diagnosis of type 1...
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
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...
According to data from the National (insulin-treated) Diabetes
Register (NDR), in 2015 there were 28,775 people who began using
insulin to treat their diabetes in Australia-63% had type 2
diabetes, 26% had gestational diabetes, 9% had type 1 diabetes and
2% had other forms of diabetes or their...
Someone shared an
image on Reddit claiming to show what goes into making a jar of
The Reddit image shows the proportion of white sugar to the rest
of the ingredients and claims it makes up more than half of
Nutritionist Catherine Saxelby, in 2011,...
An international team of scientists in collaboration with global
biotechnology leader CSL has successfully prevented the progression
of Diabetic Kidney Disease (DKD) in laboratory studies of type 2
diabetes. The findings are an important breakthrough in the field
Latest studies of a 'flash' glucose monitoring system, Abbott's
Freestyle Libre, show it as an adequate replacement for
finger-prick glucose testing. And safe and accurate when used by
children and young people with diabetes (4-17 years).
The Libre system comprises a small round glucose...
A lack of a clear, consistent national approach to supporting
children with diabetes at school means the parents of more than
11,300 Australian students with diabetes are enduring an anxious
start to the school year.
If not treated appropriately type 1 diabetes can pose...