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A study of older Australians has found a morning bout of
moderate-intensity exercise improves cognitive performance such as
decision-making across the day compared to prolonged sitting
The findings also suggest we may be able to do different types
Research from Harvard reports propionate, a widely used
ingredient that helps prevent mould from forming on foods, may pose
an increased risk for obesity and diabetes.
Calcium propionate is found in some baked goods, dairy products,
processed meats, vegetable products, and egg...
There are more Australians living with type 2 diabetes using
insulin than people with type 1.
Find out more about how Flash Glucose Monitoring technology can
help people on insulin to live with greater ease than our
grandparents could ever have imagined.
By Michelle Tong
Diabetes Qld Accredited Practising
Did you know not all carbohydrates are created equal?
Beans are rich in complex carbohydrates, dietary fibre, minerals
and are an affordable source of protein.
Beans topped a list drawn up by the American...
If you live with type 1, use a pen for insulin injections, and
want to reduce the burden diabetes places on your life, the OzDAFNE
program may be your ticket to an easier future.
"I think every person with type 1 diabetes will learn something
that will improve their lives," is the...
Some people living with type 1 diabetes over the age of 21 years
are now eligible to access subsidised continuous glucose monitoring
CGM helps those with type 1 diabetes to monitor their glucose
levels through a wearable device and reduces the requirement to
By Rachel Jeffrey
Diabetes Qld exercise physiologist
The Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport reported more than
11 million Australians are living with a chronic condition and
would benefit from exercise. However, only a small portion of
General Practitioners are...
People living with diabetesoften ask "Can I eat fruit?"
As a general guideline,whether or not you have
diabetes,the Australian Guide to Healthy Eating
recommendseatinga healthy, balanced diet including two
serves of fruit each...
Once Glenn Lewis starts talking about a high ropes adventure
park on the Gold Coast hinterland, it's hard to get him back on the
topic of using insulin to treat his type 2 diabetes.
It's not often you speak to a 67-year-old man who describes with
glee using planks of wood wedged...
Lifestyle factors such as diet, physical activity, sleep and
stress can play a large role in affecting blood glucose levels
(BGLs) for people living with type 2 diabetes.
These everyday influences may have a positive or negative
influence on your BGLs.