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The NDSS recognises that
people with diabetes and their families may be concerned about
their risk of COVID -19, and also the availability of their
diabetes medicines andNDSSproducts and
Most people are continuing to order and receive theirNDSSproducts...
Part of the advice we've received to help keep us well and
healthy and limit the spread of thecoronavirusis
to stop touching our faces.
But this can be hard right? You may not know this but we can
touch our faces up to 16 times an hour. So we've got put together
Coronavirus (COVID-19) was first
reported in December 2019. There are currently almost 150,000
reported cases across 120 countries. So far, the impact on
Australia has been limited. Australia now has almost 300 cases of
the virus, with 5 confirmed deaths.
There is no need for alarm but...
The COVID-19 (coronavirus)
pandemic threat is being addressed by all Australian Governments
and health services.
People with diabetes may be concerned about their risk, and also
the availability of insulin and other essential medicines and their
National Diabetes Services Scheme (NDSS)...
There is a swirl of rumour and fact about coronavirus (COVID-19)
in our community.
For people living with diabetes, and others with chronic
conditions, it's important to know and act on the facts regarding
this new virus.
Coronavirus is a respiratory illness and symptoms range...
A new national
schools program is set to ease the strain of type 1 diabetes on
families by helping to ensure that principals, teachers and school
staff have the support, training and tools they need to support
students with type 1 diabetes at school.
survey found that...
One in two Queenslanders aged 16 to 85 years may experience
mental illness, and Queensland Health has launched a campaign to
help us improve our mental wellbeing.
Dear Mind encourages all Queenslanders to make time for
themselves and prioritise their mental wellbeing to help...
The Federal Government has announced changes to the Continuous
Glucose Monitoring (CGM) Initiative, opening access to this life
changing technology to thousands more Australians living with type 1
Diabetes Australia CEO Professor Greg Johnson
welcomed Freestyle Libre's...
Parents and families of 11,000 Australian children with type 1
diabetes are beingurged to register their interest in the new
Diabetes in Schools program set tocommence in early 2020.
On World Diabetes Day, 14
November, Diabetes Australia CEO Professor...
The number of Queenslanders impacted by diabetes is grossly
underestimated, according to Diabetes Queensland CEO Sturt
"One in four Queenslanders over the age of 25 lives with
diabetes or pre-diabetes. If you add to that number the family,
friends and carers who support...