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According to the Harvard Medical School, for people who live
with diabetes, exercise is one of the foundations of good
For everyone, exercise helps control weight, lowers blood
pressure, lowers harmful LDL cholesterol and triglycerides, raises
healthy HDL cholesterol, strengthens...
From the latest fast-acting insulin to your rights and
responsibilities when driving, 2019 was an information-filled year
for Diabetes Queensland and our members.
With the end of the year approaching, we look back at our most
read research and news stories. Here are our most popular...
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 study led by the Mayo Clinic involving 3,276 patients has
found that people with inflammatory bowel disease, type 1
diabetes or blood clots may be at increased risk of developing
The study also found that people who have rheumatoid arthritis
are at increased risk...
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,...
Having diabetes puts you at greater
risk of coronary heart disease, but research by the Heart
Foundation, shows us the link is not widely known.
Heart disease, including coronary heart disease, is a major
cause of death among people with diabetes. People with diabetes can
be up to four...
People living with
diabetes face a significantly higher risk of osteoporotic fractures
than those without the condition. But the reason for this is not
well understood and can't be adequately predicted.
Researchers from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in the US have
started a study will...
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...
Researchers at the University of Manchester have
conducted the largest ever review of the effect of
movement-monitoring devices, such as pedometers, on the activity of
individuals with diabetes and cardiovascular disease.
Using data from 36 studies, with a total of 5,208...