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If you would like to learn about type 2 diabetes on your home
computer from a simple program, the National Diabetes
ServicesScheme (NDSS) has developed a freeonline
learning program, called "Type 2 diabetes and me", will help
you learnmore about living with...
A new study shows getting active in middle and old age - even if
you weren't active before - can help you live longer.
The study, published on Thursday in the BMJ and reported by the
ABC, followed about 15,000 middle-aged and older men and women in
the UK for more...
If you're newly diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, or need support
to manage your condition, Diabetes Queensland hosts a one-day event
that will simplify what you need to know.
Diabetes Education and Self-Management for Ongoing and Newly
Diagnosed (DESMOND) is a free...
By Alison Crow
Pharmacist / Diabetes Educator
Alcohol can be enjoyed by any person in moderation, including
people living with diabetes.
Recommendations for healthy adults choosing to drink alcohol are
to consume no more than two standard drinks per day and...
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...
John Jerrard, 78, has dedicated much of his life to giving the
very best support, advice and care to our diabetes community.
Now living in Ormiston on the Bay south of Brisbane, the retired
pharmacist has seen a great deal of change in diabetes treatment
since he bought a pharmacy...
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...
Matt Wratten, exercise physiologist, made a big impression on
the crowd and Diabetes Queensland health professionals when he
presented at the Gold Coast EXPOsing Diabetes (now Live Your Life)
late last year on the Gold Coast.
He makes an even bigger impression when you speak 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...
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...