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By Monica Rostron
Diabetes Qld communications editor
Dietitian and author extraordinaire Trudy Williams has some
heartening advice for people who want to lose weight now that it's
"Great meals with real food is the goal. You need to understand
After spending the past month enjoying one-too-many biscuits,
chocolates, fruit mince pies or ham, starting a detox diet might
seem like the perfect start to the year.
Clear juice, pills, teabags and shakes are just a few of the
solutions that promise a new, detoxified body. But...
Insulin resistance is becoming more common in people living with
type 1 diabetes.
Carrying extra weight (especially around the waist) increases
the body's resistance to insulin and can result in high blood
Larger doses of insulin are often required to overcome...
The Great Ocean Road Trek is a tough challenge, both physically
and mentally: a five-day, 100km walk along Victoria's rugged
For 70-year-old Eril McNamara from Brisbane (back row, fourth
from right) and 58-year-old Pauline Barham from Mackay (front row,
second from right),...
Many of us incorrectly assume that people who live with type 2
diabetes are unfit and overweight.
Jacques Fayolle, 63, lives on the Sunshine Coast and contacted
us to let us know about his journey with type 2 diabetes and
injury, and the difference walking has made to...
Exercises, lifestyle change, medications, and procedures can
alleviate incontinence and give you your life back.
A leaky bladder or a sudden urge to go to the toilet is
uncomfortable and embarrassing. But you can take steps to alleviate
"Some people tell...
Among men with new-onset type 1 diabetes, exercise can play a
role in extending the "honeymoon" period of partial remission after
diagnosis, according to findings published in Diabetic
"Shortly after diagnosis, 60 per cent of adults with type 1
diabetes experience a...
The Chicago Cubs, an American baseball team, has just signed a
33-year-old pitcher with type 1 diabetes for $21 million over two
With the signing, the Cubs indicate that they believe Brandon
Morrow will be a durable anchor for the team's bullpen. He...
ELISSA LAWRENCE, The Courier-Mail
A woman lies in a hospital bed in Cairns, almost
blind from the eye disease ravaging her vision and dependent on
thrice-weekly kidney dialysis. Her left leg is amputated above the
knee. Diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes at nine, the woman is now just
You might have heard of something called rebounding in the
health and fitness industry.
For the uninitiated, rebounding is just a fancy way of saying
'bouncing on a trampoline'. When you rebound you are experiencing a
range of forces, gravitational forces, to be precise, and you...