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A new app linked with a heart rate monitor could be key to
helping more people incorporate physical activity into their
diabetes management. The new app is one of a number of new research
programs to receive funding from Diabetes Australia.
Diabetes Australia CEO Professor Greg...
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 1959 and spent...
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 in 1963 and...
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 type 1...
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 session,
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 Australia,
By Pollyemma Antees
APD and Credentialled Diabetes Educator
The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) final roll out
will be completed by the end of this month.
That means every Australian with a disability will now be able
to apply for NDIS funding. NDIS...
Diabetes Queensland and Torres and Cape Hospital and Health
Service have formed a partnership to provide an exciting dietetics
program in Thursday Island and the Northern Peninsula Area.
Kiah Peterie, who has an undergraduate Science degree and a
Master's in Nutrition and...
Western Queensland Primary Health Network (WQPHN) and CheckUP
are funding Diabetes Queensland to help clients and health
professionals get regular access to the latest diabetes care and
People living in Western Queensland have the lowest life
expectancy in the state...