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A new national diabetes eye screening program has been launched
to make it easier for people to have regular eye checks.
The program, called KeepSight, will encourage and remind people
living with diabetes to have regular eye checks.
"Every person with diabetes is at...
The NDSS can help people with diabetes stay on top of their
condition. Five minutes of your time may give a lifetime of
benefits to your clients.
After registering with the NDSS, people with diabetes can access
a huge range of resources and services:
Matt Wratten, exercise physiologist, made a big impression on
the crowd and Diabetes Queensland health professionals when he
presented at the Gold Coast EXPOsing Diabetes (now Live Your Life)
late last year on the Gold Coast.
He makes an even bigger impression when you speak to...
By Rachel Jeffrey
Diabetes Qld exercise physiologist
The Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport reported more than
11 million Australians are living with a chronic condition and
would benefit from exercise. However, only a small portion of
General Practitioners are referring...
Researchers at National Jewish Health have identified an elusive
trigger of type 1 diabetes. A protein fragment formed in the
pancreas activates the immune system's T cells, leading them to
attack and destroy beta cells, which produce insulin.
The research, published in the April 5 issue...
Geoff Ferguson has an important message for his diabetes
community: "Don't do what I did. Wear the right footwear."
Ferg, who some readers may remember as the young carpenter
working in 43 degree heat in Winton when he was first diagnosed
with type 1 diabetes 53 years ago, is...
People living with diabetesoften ask "Can I eat fruit?"
As a general guideline,whether or not you have
diabetes,the Australian Guide to Healthy Eating
recommendseatinga healthy, balanced diet including two
serves of fruit each...
With a Federal election set for May, the April 2 Budget was
dominated by tax cuts, transport and electricity.
However, there were a number of health measures that are
relevant to people living with diabetes.
Some of these have already been announced, such as the expansion
By Donna Itzstein
Diabetes Qld pharmacist
If you're my age, you'll remember Bex powders. They were a
powerful combination of aspirin, phenacetin and caffeine. It was
advertised with the phrase, "Stressful day? What you need is a cup
of tea, a Bex and a good lie down". However,...
Diabetes planets aligned when champion of champions Winx was
being led into the winner's circle after her last race at Royal
Randwick earlier this month.
Patty Tighe, the mare's managing owner along with her husband
Peter Tighe, looked particularly stylish in a "Winx blue"...