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Researchers from Deakin University and Barwon Health have
found a new way to measure fracture-risk specifically for people
with diabetes, addressing an often overlooked health issue faced by
people living with the disease.
Lead researcher Dr Kara Holloway, from the Centre for
New research reveals that eating during the night
increases our chances of developing heart disease and type 2
Scientists have discovered that nocturnal "snacking"
increases the risk of both conditions, for which they blame the
body's 24-hour cycle.
Researchers at the...
Author: Dr. Sania Nishtar (writing for the
International Diabetes Federation)
I recently had the privilege and the opportunity of travelling
around the world as one of the three nominees for Director-General
of the World Health Organization (WHO).
Wherever I went, in addition...
Bariatric surgery is safe and effective in older adults,
yielding results on par with younger patients, according to the
first long-term outcomes study of bariatric surgery versus medical
management in severely obese patients age 60 or older.
In these older patients, laparoscopic...
A new study conducted at the University of Copenhagen, which has
just been published in the internationally acclaimed journal Nature
Cell Biology, shows how researchers using human stem cells can
produce insulin-producing cells that in the future can be
transplanted into diabetes patients.
Regional Queensland children are more likely to be overweight or
obese and at risk of developing type 2 diabetes than their Brisbane
Queensland Health statistics show almost every regional
Queensland city has a higher rate of overweight or obese children
Researchers from the University of North Carolina and NC State
University have developed artificial cells that automatically
release insulin into the bloodstream when glucose levels rise.
These "artificial beta cells" (AβCs) mimic the functions of the
The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW)
has released this report which highlights that death rates
for people with diabetes are almost double those of other
Australians and that people with diabetes are more likely to die
prematurely.Between 2009 and 2014, death rates fell...
Urban environments are already home to two-thirds of
people with type 2 diabetes.
In 2014, three global partners, Steno Diabetes Center
Copenhagen, University College London and Novo Nordisk, launched
the Cities Changing Diabetes program to accelerate the global fight
Every month My health for life gains ground as it moves into new
The free prevention program, aimed at those most at risk of
developing chronic disease, is already entrenched in Wide Bay, Far
North Queensland, and Greater Brisbane, including Ipswich,...