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Genetics is a major factor when it comes to the risk of
developing autoimmune conditions such as type 1 diabetes.
In human cells, a person's genome - about 1.8 metres of DNA - is
compressed inside the nucleus via a three-dimensional folding
process. Specialized proteins decode the genetic...
Researchers from the University of Queensland are looking for
men and women with type 2 diabetesto participate in an
exercise training study involving 8-24 weeks of exercise
intervention, followed by sixmonths of self-directed exercise
To be eligible, you must be...
Researchers in the US
have developed a smart insulin-delivery patch that could one day
monitor and manage glucose levels in people living with diabetes
and deliver the necessary insulin dosage. The adhesive patch, about
the size of a 10 cent piece, is intended for once-a-day use.
The Federal Government has announced changes to the Continuous
Glucose Monitoring (CGM) Initiative, opening access to this life
changing technology to thousands more Australians living with type 1
Diabetes Australia CEO Professor Greg Johnson
welcomed Freestyle Libre's...
Study suggests noninvasive
spectroscopy could be used to monitor blood glucose
People living with with diabetes have to test their blood
glucose levels several times a day to make sure they are not
getting too high or too low. Studies have shown that more than half
Researchers at the University of Plymouth and Nestlé have
revealed new insights into the factors that predispose children to
developing type 2 diabetes in adult life.
The findings have emerged from a unique study, EarlyBird, that followed 300
healthy children in Plymouth, UK, for 15...
By Alison Crow, Diabetes Educator
Camping off grid is an
Aussie tradition. Enjoying the outdoors, barbeques and camping with
the family go hand in hand with summer holidays. But when camping
in the summerheat, it's a
good idea to consider medication storage for diabetes...
New research out of the US has identified a protein in mice with
type 1 diabetes that is providing a new target for prevention and
treatment in people. Because type 1 diabetes
is incurable and has serious lifelong health consequences,
prevention is a major research goal.
Artificial sweeteners may be doing us more harm than
good, according to University of South Australia.
Although they were developed to help people lose weight
artificial sweeteners may be doing more harm than good and
contributing to type 2 diabetes, according to
In a new study from researchers from UCLA have discovered the
process which may explain how type 2 diabetes
The study helps to explain the mechanism by which pancreatic
cells secrete high levels of insulin during the early stages of