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Adolescents and young adults are often left out of the equation when it comes to understanding the implications of diabetes on their home, school, work and social life, says a …

A new report released today highlights the psychological, wellbeing and quality of life issues facing young Australians with type 1 diabetes and their parents. This is the first, large national …

University of Queensland diabetes expert Professor Peter Little has used National Diabetes Week to remind people of the often-overshadowed consequences and contributors to the condition. Prof Little, the School of Pharmacy head, says people commonly fail to …

During National Diabetes Awareness Week 2015, which runs from 12 to 18 July, WentWest – the Western Sydney Primary Health Network – is encouraging local residents to consult their GP …

When it comes to misunderstood medical conditions in Australia, type 2 diabetes is hard to beat, so a Deakin University professor is busting some diabetes myths for consumers. Despite more …

Many people with diabetes aren’t receiving the best treatment for their condition due to barriers to putting them on insulin therapy, three diabetes experts say. And the fear of dying …

Australian scientists believe they have identified an enzyme that causes dysfunction in the three major diabetes players: the pancreas, the liver and muscle. Known as ‘NIK kinase’, the enzyme activates …

Diabetes needs a patient-centred approach, write Dr Esther Lau and Professor Lisa Nissen For many people, diabetes can start insidiously, without people knowing or being aware that they have diabetes. …

A major study of patients with type 2 diabetes and established cardiovascular disease has found that a DPP-4 inhibitor does not increase the risk for major adverse CV events, hospitalisation for heart failure or adverse events

Sanofi is calling on the Federal Government to join with them to co-fund a GP diabetes education program aimed at reducing the condition’s growing financial burden on the Australian healthcare …

Sigma’s Amcal and Guardian pharmacies have begun a national pilot program to test patients for diabetes in a more effective, convenient and systematic approach using new standard testing equipment in …

New research has found that a low calorie liquid formula diet may help treat and prevent the onset of Type-2 diabetes. Losing weight and following a restricted diet is already …