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FIP has released a new resource looking at how pharmacists can help prevent diabetes The role that pharmacists can play in preventing the projected rise in diabetes to 700 million …

In addition to counselling on diabetes medicines, pharmacists also play a role in educating people with diabetes on the importance of monitoring blood glucose levels for optimal disease management. By …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Adapting inhaled medication practice in COPD and asthma to avoid funding the tobacco industry An inhaler company whose products …

While there are several drug classes available for treating type 2 diabetes, the glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) receptor agonists are one of the newer classes of pharmacological agents. By Carrie Stewart, …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Placebos in clinical care: a suggestion beyond the evidence Placebos provide important treatment effects but are often driven by myths and …

Pharmacists can make a big difference to the lives of people with diabetes, says credentialled diabetes educator (CDE) Jayne Lehmann. “They can pick up a lot about a person from …

Healthcare professionals can foster timely insulin initiation by supporting patients with realistic, accurate perceptions of diabetes and its treatment from day one. A recent study1 provides insights into some of …

Guidelines are flawed and must be revised as type 2 diabetes is reversible, says the 2020 Australian of the Year. Dietary1 and clinical guidelines2 must change along with our love …

Findings released from one of the largest surveys of people with type 1 diabetes (T1D) reveals the cost of managing the condition is resulting in poor health outcomes, including depression. …

Diabetic retinopathy (DR) is the leading cause of preventable blindness of working-age adults in the world.1 In Australia it is one of the top five causes of irreversible blindness among …

Melbourne lockdowns see gestational diabetes cases rise, while experts warn women are missing out on funded-education and support. COVID lockdowns could be behind an increase seen in the rate of …

It’s an exciting time for type 1 diabetes (T1D) research with several big breakthroughs poised to make a significant impact on the lives of people with the disease, writes Dr …