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As we get older, our eyes go through some changes
- so regular check-ups are essential for preventing vision
Vision is one of the most precious gifts we have. As we get
older, changes to our eyes mean our sight becomes more vulnerable.
For people living with diabetes, vision loss,...
In an article published in the August Lancet, Finnish
researchers have summarized the recent findings between islet
autoimmunity, type 1 diabetes, and the intestinal microbiota.
Professors Heli Siljander, Jarno Honkanen and Mikael Knip report
that the steep increase in the incidence of...
Researchers at the John Hunter Children's Hospital in Newcastle
have concluded that young children with type 1 diabetes are eating
too many snacks and not enough vegetables.
In a report in The Limbic, a study of 3-day food diaries from 24
children found the macronutrient composition of...
Don't let diabetes hold you back from enjoying your
holiday or business travels.
Being prepared and having some safety strategies in place can
ensure the best travel experiences with a minimum of adverse
effects. Travelling overseas with different time zones, climates,
foods and hygiene...
Here's some tips to help you balance
the stress that sometimes goes along with Christmas and the events
happening at this time of the year.
As the holidays arrive, there is much to look forward to. For
many people at this time, social, family, school and work
activities fill up their...
One of our slim and trim Diabetes
Queensland members who lives with type 1 diabetes is frustrated
with people criticizing her portion size or food choices.
Jane, shall we call her, is aghast whenever anyone asks her
"Should you be eating that?"
"I'm an adult and I've had diabetes...
Children who live with type 1 diabetes attended
local DiaBuddies Days in both cities to get
to know others who live with the same condition.
Both events were organised by Diabetes Queensland.
More than 40 people attended the Cairns DiaBuddies held at Jump
Mania Trampoline Park on...
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...
If you live with diabetes and are looking for a new challenge in
the New Year, Beat It, a free physical activity and lifestyle
program, may interest you.
Beat It is an eight-week physical activity and lifestyle program
delivered by Accredited Exercise Physiologists who undertake
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...