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Diabetes


The Heart Foundation is calling for a renewed focus on prevention and acute care for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, in the wake of more damning data on chronic …

A finding that cardio-respiratory fitness is more important than fat loss for people suffering so-called ‘Syndrome X’ has landed a Queensland researcher a New Investigator Award. Joyce Ramos, a PhD …

More doses of insulin are missed when using sliding-scale insulin dosing to manage hospital patients’ blood glucose levels compared with basal–bolus dosing, according to a study published in the Journal …

A Sanofi Diabetes pilot support program—the CoSTARS Junior initiative—has been developed for children with diabetes (type 1 and 2) so they receive better coordinated, individualised care. The CoSTARS Junior program …

A new diabetes map released today by Diabetes Australia highlights hot spots across Australia ─ and North West Melbourne has the dubious honour of first place. The Australian Diabetes Map …

Novo Nordisk is rolling out a host of primary care tools to support pharmacy’s diabetes patients; identify people who may not have been diagnosed; and reduce the rates of people …

Three Australian research teams have been awarded grants as part of a global effort to combat the growing incidence of type 2 diabetes, which affects more than 300 million people …

Life stresses have the potential to manifest into non-communicable diseases such as diabetes, stroke, asthma, heart disease, depression and osteoporosis, says a behavioural epidemiology expert. Timothy Olds, Professor of Behavioural …

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 …