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Exposure to light in the hours leading up to bedtime, in
particular, the light from electronic devices and television, may
be affecting your health, including your weight and blood sugar
levels,according to study published inPhysiology
Even at levels you may...
More than half of Queensland men are unhappy with their bodies,
a new study has found.
The research revealed that 54 per cent are unhappy with their
body shape and weight and one in four men frequently feel anxious
The study was undertaken by the...
People with diabetes may have better brain function if they
follow a Mediterranean diet rich in fruits, vegetables, legumes,
whole grains, fish and healthy fats, a US study reported by Reuters
Mediterranean diets have long been linked to better heart and
If you're newly diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, or need support
to manage your condition, Diabetes Queensland hosts a one-day event
that will simplify what you need to know.
Diabetes Education and Self-Management for Ongoing and Newly
Diagnosed (DESMOND) is a free education
This National Diabetes Week (July 14-20), Diabetes Queensland is
raising awareness of the signs and symptoms of diabetes to increase
earlier detection and promote action.
To kick off the week, Diabetes Queensland will host the Kellion
Medal ceremony on Sunday, July 14, for...
By Alison Crow
Pharmacist / Diabetes Educator
Alcohol can be enjoyed by any person in moderation, including
people living with diabetes.
Recommendations for healthy adults choosing to drink alcohol are
to consume no more than two standard drinks per day and have...
A study of older Australians has found a morning bout of
moderate-intensity exercise improves cognitive performance such as
decision-making across the day compared to prolonged sitting
The findings also suggest we may be able to do different types
There are some startling conclusions being drawn about
fluoridation and its effect on type 2, but none from reputable
Researching something you want to know more about, using the
internet, can be confusing.
Finding the right information that has evidence and...
There are more Australians living with type 2 diabetes using
insulin than people with type 1.
Find out more about how Flash Glucose Monitoring technology can
help people on insulin to live with greater ease than our
grandparents could ever have imagined.
By Donna Itzstein
Diabetes Qld Pharmacist
Cells need glucose for energy but too much glucose is not good
for our bodies.
High glucose levels may damage the protective coating around our
nerves. This damage can lead to burning, stabbing pain or 'pins and
needles' in the...