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Researchers at National Jewish Health have identified an elusive
trigger of type 1 diabetes. A protein fragment formed in the
pancreas activates the immune system's T cells, leading them to
attack and destroy beta cells, which produce insulin.
The research, published in the April 5 issue...
By Donna Itzstein
Diabetes Queensland Pharmacist
The guidelines regarding low-dose aspirin in diabetes have
changed over time.
Previously, it was thought aspirin was appropriate for anyone at
risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD). This article discusses
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The University of Queensland is currently running a free program
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A new study funded by
Diabetes Australia has found that taking 500mg of vitamin C twice
daily can help those with type 2 diabetes by lowering elevated
blood glucose levels across the day and minimising spikes in blood
glucose after meals.
The randomised cross-over study from Deakin...
A 'paradigm shift' may have been identified regarding
scientists' approach to developing treatments for type 1
US researchers report that type 1 diabetes could be delayed
following a study on animals where certain defective cells were
Prior to this trial, studies have...
In a report published in Medscape Medical News, a new
meta-analysis of trials evaluating aspirin for primary prevention
of cardiovascular disease has found no overall benefit.
While aspirin use was associated with a lower risk of
cardiovascular events, it increased risk of major...
Researchers at the University of Zurich (UZH) are comparing the
pancreas of healthy organ donors and those with type 1 diabetes to
work out how beta cells can be rehabilitated, according to Medical
The study shows that many beta cells, which normally produce
An approach to tackling type 2 diabetes is being trialled in
Wales which involves delivering gut bacteria via the nose.
Scientists from Swansea University believe that readjusting the
bacteria in the intestines of people who are obese could lead to
them experiencing weight loss, and even...
Diabetes Qld Pharmacist
At an international conference in Berlin late last year, a study
on diabetes and arthritis revealed some interesting links. The
study looked at the likelihood of osteoarthritis, osteoporosis and
rheumatoid arthritis in people living...
By Donna Itzstein
Study statistics -109 218
individuals ≥ 40 years
9,238 live with diabetes (8.5%)
mean aged 65.6 ± 11.0 years
BMI was 28.9 ± 5.5 kg/m2
99,980 had no...