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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 them,...
Georgia McCarron speaks with the quiet authority of someone who
is a natural leader.
The 1.83cm athlete and university student was diagnosed with
type 1 diabetes after contracting chicken pox just before her
Now 22, Georgia and her Northside Wizards women's...
The Pharmaceutical Benefits Advisory Committee (PBAC)
has recently opened a period of consumer comments on Dulaglutide
(Trulicity) and is interested in hearing from people living with
type 2 diabetes, their family, friends and carers, healthcare
professionals and patient or consumer groups about...
Last month we asked you to share your thoughts on products you
would like to see the Australian Government subsidise through the
National Diabetes Services Scheme (NDSS). Thank you to those who
provided feedback. Read on to find which areas were of greatest
importance to you.
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...
National Diabetes Services Scheme (NDSS) Access Points supply
registrants with subsidised products and related information to
help you manage your diabetes.
They offer easy access to subsidised products in the
The majority of Access Points are community...
The National Diabetes Services Scheme (NDSS) provides subsidies
on a range of products to help and support people living with
This includes subsidised syringes and needles, blood glucose
test strips, urine test strips, insulin pump consumables...
A new app linked with a heart rate monitor could be key to
helping more people incorporate physical activity into their
diabetes management. The new app is one of a number of new research
programs to receive funding from Diabetes Australia.
Diabetes Australia CEO...
By Pollyemma Antees
APD and Credentialled Diabetes Educator
The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) final roll out
will be completed by the end of this month.
That means every Australian with a disability will now be able
to apply for...