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Alcohol and diabetes
Most people can enjoy a small amount of alcohol.
While alternative sweeteners are not necessary, some people may still choose to use these to add sweetness without adding sugar and kilojoules.
Blood Glucose Monitoring
Checking your blood glucose levels (also called self-monitoring) can help you look after your diabetes.
Carbohydrate counting and diabetes
Foods that contain carbohydrate are an important source of fuel for your body.
Coeliac disease and diabetes
Coeliac disease is a condition where an intolerance to gluten causes small bowel inflammation and damage.
Looking after your diabetes is important for your long-term health.
Eating out is an enjoyable part of life, and having diabetes shouldn’t stop you from sharing a meal with family and friends.
Healthy eating, along with regular physical activity, can help you look after your diabetes.
Choosing the right amount and type of carbohydrate foods can help you manage your blood glucose levels.
Healthy Meal Ideas
Planning and preparing nutritious meals is important for good health.
Eating the right balance of healthy foods can help you live well with diabetes.
Hints For Healthy Cooking
Healthy eating for people with diabetes is no different from what is recommended for everyone.
Insulin is a hormone that allows glucose to move from the bloodstream into body cells where it can be used for energy.
Looking After Your Dental Health
Looking after your dental health is important when you have diabetes.
Looking After Your Eyes
Diabetes can cause both short-term and long-term problems with your eyes.
Looking After Your Feet
Diabetes can increase the risk of developing problems with your feet. You can reduce this risk if you have regular foot checks.
Looking After Your Heart
People living with diabetes are two to four times more likely to develop cardiovascular disease, including heart attack.
Looking After Your Kidneys
Having healthy kidneys can help keep your body in good condition and improve your general well being.
Hypoglycaemia, also known as a hypo, occurs in people with diabetes when their blood glucose level drops below 4mmol/L.
Managing Sick Days For Type 2 Diabetes
When you have type 2 diabetes, everyday illnesses or infection can affect your blood glucose levels.
Medications for type 2
Many people with type 2 diabetes need medications to help manage their blood glucose levels.
Regular physical activity is one of the most important things you can do to improve your health and help manage your diabetes.
Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) a leading cause of fertility problems and it can also be a risk factor for pre-diabetes, gestational diabetes and type 2 diabetes.
Pregnancy And Diabetes
For women with type 1 or type 2 diabetes, the best preparation for a healthy pregnancy starts with getting the right information and advice before you fall pregnant.
Sexual Health And Diabetes
A healthy sexual relationship is important for both men and women.
Steroid Medications And Diabetes
Some people with diabetes may need to take steroid medications to help manage other conditions, such as asthma, arthritis and dermatitis.
Surgery And Hospital Stays
When you have diabetes, having surgery or a medical procedure requires you to do some planning and take more care than usual.
Whether you are travelling by plane, train, boat or motor vehicle, within Australia or overseas, plan early to make sure you have everything ready before you go.
Understanding Food Labels
Labels on packaged foods provide information that can help you make healthier food choices.
Understanding Gestational Diabetes
About 12–14% of pregnant women will develop gestational diabetes, usually around the 24th to 28th week of pregnancy.
Pre-diabetes is a condition in which blood glucose levels are higher than normal, but not high enough to be diagnosed as diabetes.
Understanding Type 1 Diabetes
The exact cause of type 1 diabetes is unknown. We do know that some people carry genes that make them more likely to develop type 1 diabetes.
Understanding Type 2 Diabetes
Type 2 diabetes is the most common form of diabetes. It affects 85–90% of all people living with diabetes.
Your Diabetes Annual Cycle Of Care
The diabetes annual cycle of care is a checklist for reviewing your diabetes management and general health.
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