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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...
By Dale Cooke
Diabetes Queensland Dietitian
Type 2 diabetes is a progressive condition which usually starts
with insulin resistance (think rusty locks on all your cell doors
so glucose can't get in), moves on to pancreatic exhaustion (the
pancreas gets worn out trying to produce more and...
By Michelle Tong
Diabetes Qld Accredited Practising
Did you know not all carbohydrates are created equal?
Beans are rich in complex carbohydrates, dietary fibre, minerals
and are an affordable source of protein.
Beans topped a list drawn up by the American...
Diets that replaced red meat with healthy plant proteins led to
decreases in risk factors for cardiovascular disease (CVD),
according to a new study from Harvard TH Chan School of Public
Health and Purdue University.
The study is the first meta-analysis of randomized...
If you live with type 1, use a pen for insulin injections, and
want to reduce the burden diabetes places on your life, the OzDAFNE
program may be your ticket to an easier future.
"I think every person with type 1 diabetes will learn something
that will improve their lives," is the...
In 2008, Gayle, who lives with type 1 diabetes, was told by an
eye specialist that she had macular degeneration, a degenerative
eye condition resulting in distortion or loss of central vision,
and she had laser surgery on both eyes.
The following year she was driving an elderly...
Diabetes distress is not the same as depression. If you don't
know what to look for, you won't know the steps to take to deal
with this common emotional state.
Here is a simple definition and five simple questions to ask
Diabetes distress is when the...