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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...
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
Western Queensland Primary Health Network (WQPHN) and CheckUP
are funding Diabetes Queensland to help clients and health
professionals get regular access to the latest diabetes care and
People living in Western Queensland have the lowest life
expectancy in the state...
One of the issues facing a person with diabetes when they travel
is how to dispose of sharps.
Sharps are any medical item that can puncture or cut the skin.
Sharps common in managing diabetes include syringes, pen needles
and lancets (finger prickers).
It's important for the...
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...
Trevor Corbell, who has lived with type 1 diabetes since he was
21, received the Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) for his
service to the community in the 2019 Queen's Birthday Honours
Mr Corbell, 74, (pictured), has served countless Prime Ministers
as a senior advisor, later...
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...
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...
Diabetes Queensland is offering an important new learning
opportunity for anyone using insulin or about to start using
Introduced earlier this year, Living with Insulin is a
free, three-hour session for about a dozen people designed to
clarify and refresh your knowledge...