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The Liberal National Government has announced it is investing
$10 million in research that will help use a person's DNA and their
environment to help create personalised medicine for a multitude of
medical conditions including obesity, autism, and type 2
Diabetes is the largest single cause of potentially preventable
hospitalisations (PPHs) in Queensland, according to the state's
Chief Health Officer's latest report.
There are now more than 10,000 hospitalisations in a year with a
principal diagnosis of diabetes, and more than...
By Alison Crow
Diabetes Qld pharmacist and diabetes
Ensuring your blood glucose (BG) meter is reporting your blood
glucose level (BGL) accurately is an important part of helping to
manage your diabetes effectively.
If you are unsure whether your BG meter is working...
Singaporean researchers have found that only three out of 24
'best' apps had all five essential diabetes management
A new study by Singaporean researchers, reported in Singapore's
The Straits Times, has urged people to be mindful when using apps,
as not all have features that...
According to new research reported in Medical News Today, a hot
bath could have effects that extend way beyond mental
According to the authors, regular hot baths might reduce
inflammation and improve metabolism.
Over recent years, hot baths, saunas, and other...
People with type 2 diabetes may develop foot nerve damage,
(peripheral neuropathy), as a complication.
Symptoms might include: numbness of the feet; coldness in the
legs; tingling or pins and needles in the feet; burning pain in the
feet and legs. Peripheral neuropathy can affect balance...
The Great Ocean Road Trek is a tough challenge, both physically
and mentally: a five-day, 100km walk along Victoria's rugged
For 70-year-old Eril McNamara from Brisbane (back row, fourth
from right) and 58-year-old Pauline Barham from Mackay (front row,
second from right),...
The season of cheer at Christmas and the New Year often ends up
with many of us over-indulging and having groaningly full
Does that sound like you?
Are you trying to eat healthily or even lose weight? While many
of us aim for moderation in eating...
The Australian Parliament has recently passed the My Health
Records Amendment (Strengthening Privacy) Bill 2018.
My Health Records will allow different medical professionals
access to your medical records, which will facilitate continuous
and informed treatment.
A study recently discussed in the British Medical Journal
investigated how common depression is in patients with type 2
The main finding was that 20 per cent of patients with T2D also
The number of people with...