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The Great Ocean Road Trek is a tough challenge that Accredited
Exercise Physiologist, Ashley Baveas, is excited to take on.
Now in its fifth year, the trek covers 100km from Apollo Bay to
the 12 Apostles and raises vital funds and awareness for
Ashley has been...
The Great Ocean Road Trek is a tough challenge. One that
Diabetes Queensland staff member, Jenny Bates, (left), is excited
to take on. Now in its fifth year, the trek covers 100km from
Apollo Bay to the 12 Apostles and raises vital funds and awareness
Jenny has worked in...
Jan Ward says winning a six-month gym membership at the Diabetes
Queensland EXPOsing Diabetes event on the Gold Coast has changed
her and her husband's lives.
"I haven't been the best patient," says Jan, 60, who was
diagnosed with type 2 when she was 42. She also had high blood
Diabetes planets aligned when champion of champions Winx was
being led into the winner's circle after her last race at Royal
Randwick earlier this month.
Patty Tighe, the mare's managing owner along with her husband
Peter Tighe, looked particularly stylish in a "Winx blue"...
Thank you to all our Members who took part in the policy survey
recently. We received a lot of valuable information and comments,
thank you. We will be using this to speak on your behalf to
lobby for change.
The top priorities you identified were:
A new national diabetes eye screening program has been launched
to make it easier for people to have regular eye checks.
The program, called KeepSight, encourages and reminds people
living with diabetes to have regular eye checks.
"Every person with diabetes is at risk of eye...
This weekend Brisbane is host to Diabetes Queensland's Live
Your Life EXPO.
The sold-out event providesthe latest information
from the experts for both type 1 and type 2 diabetes. Live Your
Lifeis made up of interactive and engaging
presentations from health professionals who...
For those of us using insulin pens, the NDSS and Diabetes
Queensland are offering the OzDAFNE Course to NDSS registrants with
type 1 diabetes in Mount Isa and Roma.
We plan to trial this offer for rural and remote locations in
the hope it can be modelled at other centres throughout...
About 230 people, including 50 children with type 1 diabetes,
attended Diabetes Queensland's first Diabuddies Day at Nerang's
Terrin Training, with most of the children wearing Super Hero
The day, held on March 2, was free for children under 15 living
with diabetes and their...
In a report published in Medscape Medical News, a new
meta-analysis of trials evaluating aspirin for primary prevention
of cardiovascular disease has found no overall benefit.
While aspirin use was associated with a lower risk of
cardiovascular events, it increased risk of major...