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By Michelle Tong
Diabetes Queensland dietitian and CDE
A diagnosis of diabetes may mean your doctor has suggested you
make changes to your diet. This may be a good time to become wiser
about your regular eating pattern, but does that mean you need to
follow a "diabetic...
With Queensland removing sugary drinks from its hospitals and
health services from today, the 19 leading health and community
organisations behind Rethink Sugary Drink have applauded the
Queensland State Government's commitment to putting health before
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...
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...
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...
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...