DIABETES 101

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It’s very common for a person recently diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes or even prediabetes to experience feelings of stress and anxiety.  ...

People with Type 2 diabetes use their blood glucose levels to understand how ...

When was the last time you ran 20km, chasing a woolly mammoth across the plains? Or the last time you travelled many miles to gather frui...

We all know that smoking has been associated with a number of health hazards, including an increased risk of cancer, but for those with d...

If you or someone you know has just been diagnosed with diabetes, you might be feeling a little overwhelmed right now. Your mind may be f...

Held on 14 November 2016, World Diabetes Day (WDD) encourages individuals and diabetes member associations to hold and participate in awa...

Pre-diabetes occurs when an individual’s blood glucose levels are higher than normal, but not yet high enough to be diagnosed with Type 2...

Diabetes is a serious condition in which the body cannot maintain healthy levels of glucose (or sugar) in the blood. Characterised by ...

While some forms of diabetes can be prevented and others can’t, it’s important to be aware of both the risk factors of diabetes and its s...

Many people present clear symptoms while others show no symptoms, so it’s important for those who believe they may have diabetes, or be a...

Type 1 diabetes is a serious condition that occurs when the body cannot produce insulin naturally. Without this important hormone, the bo...

Type 2 diabetes accounts for 85 – 90 percent of all cases of diabetes and is considered a progressive condition as it develops over a lon...

Diabetes management requires self-awareness in knowing what makes your blood sugar rise and fall – and how to control these factors day-t...

What is glucose? Glucose is a type of sugar needed to produce energy in the human body and is broken down fro...

As there is no known cure for diabetes, the condition must be carefully managed to help minimise the risk of associated health issues or ...

Being told by your doctor that you have Type 2 diabetes can be confronting. For some people it can be a shock, and for others, even if so...

According to the National Diabetes Services Scheme (NDSS), an Australian Government initiative providing assistance to those affected by ...

How many people around the world have diabetes? Diabetes mellitus, commonly referred to as diabetes, affects ...
Woman working out Australian Diabetes statistics
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