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By Kathleen Cook
Diabetes Qld Great Ocean Road Trekker
The Great Ocean Road Trek is a tough challenge: a 100km walk
over five days along Victoria's rugged coastline.
For 58-year-old Pauline Barham (far right) from Mackay and
32-year-old Nick Hannant (left) from...
By incorporating a gene-suppressing drug into an
over-the-counter gel, researchers at Albert Einstein College of
Medicine and their colleagues halved the healing time for wounds
and significantly improved healing outcomes compared to control
Results from the combination...
In the largest trial to date to assess cardiovascular outcomes
for an important class of diabetes medications, researchers have
found that SGLT2 inhibitor, dapagliflozin, markedly reduced the
risk of hospitalisation for heart failure in a broad population of
clients with diabetes.
By Linda Uhr
Accredited Practising Dietitian
"Caring for the mind is as important and crucial as caring for
the body. In fact, one cannot be healthy without the other." Sid
As health professionals (HPs) from different health disciplines,
we are each carefully...
From 1 December 2018 there will be changes to some products
listed on the National Diabetes Services Scheme (NDSS) product
A limited number of people using certain brands of blood glucose
test strips and types of insulin syringes will be affected due to
their removal from the...
Far North Queensland's Wuchopperen Health Service dentist, Dr
Manjunath Rajashekhar, has been recognised by the Royal
Australasian College of Dental Surgeons at a ceremony in
The Cairns-based Wuchopperen dentist said being recognised by
his peers was deeply heartening...
By Donna Itzstein
Diabetes Queensland Pharmacist
Steglatro is the newest offering from pharmaceutical company
Merck Sharp & Dohme of Ertugliflozin for type 2 diabetes.
At the July meeting, the Pharmaceutical Benefits Advisory
Committee (PBAC) recommended the Authority...
Fourteen people and their loved ones
gathered at the Kedron-Wavell Services Club on Sunday to receive
their Kellion Victory Medals from Dr Alan Stocks
Dr Stocks, whowas diagnosed with
type 1 diabetes as a young medical student in
England,initiated a Victory...
Fifty years after he was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes, Spring
Mountain's Richard Turpin has received a medal to mark the
"I was a National Service conscript when at 20 and at the Wacol
training camp, another soldier threw a hand grenade which...