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Diabetes


Pharmacists have a “really important” role in raising awareness about the impact of diabetes and the urgent need to develop and implement the National Diabetes Strategy, says ADEA CEO Dr …

The results of Sigma’s ‘first-to-market’ trial of in-pharmacy HbA1c testing in selected Amcal and Guardian stores show the test provides more opportunities for pharmacists to engage with diabetes patients and …

Type 1 diabetes may be associated with increased risk of some cancer types, say researchers. Type 1 diabetes may be associated with an increased risk of various cancer types including cancers …

Losing as little as 5% of their body weight is enough for obese people to reap significant health benefits, according to a study published in Cell Metabolism. The randomised controlled …

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 …