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A smartphone app and
wrist-worn heart rate monitor is helping patients with type 2
diabetes get the exercise they need to cut blood sugar
A Queensland study will test whether patients with type 2
diabetes can slash blood sugar levels and improve overall health
using a watch...
Twenty-three people and their loved ones
gathered at a special morning tea for Kellion Victory Medal
recipients, hosted by Diabetes Queensland on Sunday 14 July to mark
the beginning of National Diabetes Week.
Kellion Victory Awards are presented
to people who have lived with type 1...
More Australians are being
hospitalised each year for diabetes complications that could
potentially be avoided by earlier diagnosis and better
The rate of potentially preventable hospitalisations due to
diabetes complications has risen 4% between 2017-18 in Australia,
A new smartinsulinhas been developed which could
help people prevent hypoglycaemia, researchers have
Currently known as i-insulin, a research team from the University
of California (UCLA) in Los Angeles have added an extra molecule to
the hormone which they say can...
A simple blood test could help predict whether someone with
diabetes is at risk of having a stroke, according to
US scientists have identified elevated levels of a protein in the
blood of people with diabetes which could indicate stroke
Because people with diabetes...
By Pollyemma Antees
APD and Credentialled Diabetes Educator
The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) final roll out
will be completed by the end of this month.
That means every Australian with a disability will now be able
to apply for NDIS funding. NDIS...
A new study shows getting active in middle and old age - even if
you weren't active before - can help you live longer.
The study, published on Thursday in the BMJ and reported by the
ABC, followed about 15,000 middle-aged and older men and women in
the UK for more than 20...
By Michelle Tong
Diabetes Queensland dietitian and CDE
A diagnosis of diabetes may mean your doctor has suggested you
make changes to your diet. This may be a good time to become wiser
about your regular eating pattern, but does that mean you need to
follow a "diabetic...
By Donna Itzstein
Diabetes Queensland Pharmacist and CDE
Fiasp, a fast-acting insulin, has featured in many blogs and
forums after it was added this month to Australia's Pharmaceutical
Benefits Scheme (PBS).
Novo Nordisk has produced this variation of insulin aspart,
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...