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In an article published in the August Lancet, Finnish
researchers have summarized the recent findings between islet
autoimmunity, type 1 diabetes, and the intestinal microbiota.
Professors Heli Siljander, Jarno Honkanen and Mikael Knip report
that the steep increase in the incidence of...
Shorter people are more likely to develop type 2 diabetes,
according to a study published in the journal Diabetologia.
Tall people might be at greater risk of
developing cancer, but short people have their own risks, according
to the research.
Researchers looked at more than...
Here are five simple tips that all men can do to improve
their health and wellbeing.
Last week it was International Men's Day which shined a light on
the many health issues facing men today.
But the truth is, men need to look after their health every
single day. Here are five...
A recent European study has found that women living with
diabetes are at greater risk of cardiovascular complications with
the trend set to increase in the coming decades.
Cardiovascular disease is more likely to occur earlier in
patients with diabetes. It can be up 15 years earlier and...
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,...
A new study has found that too much sitting is associated with
poorer mental health.
Scientists at the Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute and
colleagues in Sweden have found that extended periods of sitting is
associated with poorer mental health.
In a series of studies linking...
Adding strength training, push-ups or crunches to your weekly
exercise routine could decrease your likelihood of obesity by
Using data on 1.7 million adults, University of Southern
Queensland (USQ) research found that doing muscle-strengthening
activities twice a week was just as...
An international research study led
by researchers from the Universities of Helsinki and Oxford has
identified a genetic variant that protects against type 2
Type 2 diabetes affects over 1.1 million Australians and more
than 400 million people worldwide so understanding the...
By Dale Cooke
Accredited Practising Dietitian
Many people who are working hard to manage their
weight tend to worry about the number on the scale. However, how
much you weigh isn't always a good indicator of whether you are
healthy. A much better number to consider is your waist...
Diabetes Queensland is pleased to
announce a Principal Partnership agreement with Fitbit Australia.
The announcement which comes in the lead up to World Diabetes
Day signals Fitbit Australia's strong commitment to the health and
wellbeing of the diabetes community, and supports their goal...