Health professional resources
We have a range of information resources available to
assist health professionals in supporting people with,
and at risk of, diabetes.
If you would like to order resources, please download a copy of
the resource order form and return to Diabetes
A new language for diabetes
Health professionals and media are being urged to be more
sensitive in the way they talk about diabetes. A new position
statement 'A new language for diabetes' encourages others
to consider the effect of their language on the way people with
The following section provides best-practice
guidelines for the prevention, diagnosis and management of diabetes
that have been developed for health professionals by medical
experts and researchers.
ADIPS Consensus Guidelines for the
Testing and Diagnosis of GDM in...
The 2011 Management and Impact for Long-term Empowerment and
Success (MILES) is available online.
Insulin pump use in Australia
This report examines the use of insulin pumps by people with
type 1 diabetes. It represents the most up-to-date...
Foot ulceration double mortality risk
Diabetic foot ulceration was associated with a nearly two-fold
increased risk for mortality above diabetes alone, according to a
meta-analysis of eight studies between 1996 and 2011. The details
To snack or not to snack
The study examines whether there is adequate scientific evidence
available to support the manipulation of eating frequently for
improving body weight and diabetes. Due to copyright reasons,
Diabetes Queensland is unable to provide the article. It is
The NDSS and Diabetes Australia have developed fact sheets,
covering topics from diabetes, diabetes and other health issues,
healthy eating and GI, information for support persons and type 1
diabetes in children and adolescents.
The following fact sheets are available to download...
Diabetes and Driving
It is a privilege to drive a motor vehicle and with it comes
major personal and legal responsibilities and liabilities. The
National Diabetes Services Scheme 'Diabetes and Driving' provides
advice on the extra precautions needed to be taken to help maximise