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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...
Diabetes Queensland and Torres and Cape Hospital and Health
Service have formed a partnership to provide an exciting dietetics
program in Thursday Island and the Northern Peninsula Area.
Kiah Peterie, who has an undergraduate Science degree and a
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
More than half of Queensland men are unhappy with their bodies,
a new study has found.
The research revealed that 54 per cent are unhappy with their
body shape and weight and one in four men frequently feel anxious
The study was undertaken...