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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 education
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 have...
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...
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...
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...
A new study funded by
Diabetes Australia has found that taking 500mg of vitamin C twice
daily can help those with type 2 diabetes by lowering elevated
blood glucose levels across the day and minimising spikes in blood
glucose after meals.
The randomised cross-over study from...
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...
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...
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,...
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...