government & policy
A new app linked with a heart rate monitor could be key to helping more people incorporate physical activity into their diabetes management. The new app is one of a number of new research programs to receive funding from Diabetes Australia.
Wednesday, 17 July 2019
Diabetes Queensland and Torres and Cape Hospital and Health Service have formed a partnership to provide an exciting dietetics program in Thursday Island and the Northern Peninsula Area. Kiah Peterie, who has an undergraduate Science degree and a Master's in Nutrition and Dietetics, has lived and worked on Thursday Island for the past two years in one of the Allied Health Rural Generalist Trainee positions.
Friday, 5 July 2019
With Queensland removing sugary drinks from its hospitals and health services from today, the 19 leading health and community organisations behind Rethink Sugary Drink have applauded the Queensland State Government's commitment to putting health before profits.
Monday, 1 July 2019
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 treatments.
Friday, 21 June 2019
More than half of Queensland men are unhappy with their bodies, a new study has found. The research revealed that 54 per cent are unhappy with their body shape and weight and one in four men frequently feel anxious or depressed.
Friday, 21 June 2019
There are some startling conclusions being drawn about fluoridation and its effect on type 2, but none from reputable sources.
Thursday, 23 May 2019
Nearly $4m in funding to develop, pilot and implement new, culturally appropriate programs in Northern Australia to help Indigenous children and youth affected by type 2 diabetes
Monday, 18 March 2019
The Parliament recently passed the My Health Records Amendment (Strengthening Privacy) Bill 2018, in response to the community's calls for even stronger privacy and security protections
Saturday, 19 January 2019