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Diabetes


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 …

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 …