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There was a full moon rising when about 80 Diabetes Queensland
members and supporters climbed Brisbane's Story Bridge, which was
lit blue for the night to mark National Diabetes Week (July
Generously sponsored by Abbott, the climb helped keep the
spotlight on our members...
Researchers at Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health, Brigham
and Women's Hospitaland Harvard Medical School have found
that higher plant-based dietary patterns are associated with a
lower risk of type 2 diabetes.
This lower risk is strengthened when healthy...
The National Diabetes Services Scheme (NDSS) provides subsidies
on a range of products to help and support people living with
This includes subsidised syringes and needles, blood glucose
test strips, urine test strips, insulin pump consumables and
A simple Mediterranean-style diet in pregnancy has the potential
to reduce weight gain in pregnancy and the risk of gestational
diabetes, according to a clinical trial led by Queen Mary
University of London and the University of Warwick.
The results, published in the journal...
Sixty years after he was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes,
Samford's Garun Snow received a medal to mark the
Garun Snow accepts his 60 yearKellion Victory Medal
fromDr Alan Stocks AM of the Kellion Diabetes
"I was diagnosed in...
Dr Alan Stocks AM, a giant in the diabetes
community,has retired from the Kellion Foundation on the same
day he received a Victory Medal to mark living with type 1 diabetes
for 60 years.
Dr John Turtle AO, Dr Alan Stocks AM, Dr Neil Decker and Dr
Fifty years after she was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes,
Bundaberg's Maria Lavaring received a medal to mark the
"I was only 13 months old and still living in Cyprus when I was
first diagnosed with diabetes," said Maria.
"We moved to Australia...
Twenty-three people and their loved ones
gathered at a special morning tea for Kellion Victory Medal
recipients, hosted by Diabetes Queensland on Sunday 14 July to mark
the beginning of National Diabetes Week.
Kellion Victory Awards are presented
to people who have lived with...
On Wednesday 17 July, as the full moon rises, the Story Bridge
will be bathed in blue light in support of all Queenslanders living
In partnership with Abbott, Diabetes Queensland is also hosting
education sessions on flash glucose monitoring. After the...
More Australians are being
hospitalised each year for diabetes complications that could
potentially be avoided by earlier diagnosis and better
The rate of potentially preventable hospitalisations due to
diabetes complications has risen 4% between 2017-18 in...