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  • Beat It Exercise Program Improves Health Outcomes in Older Adults with Type 2 Diabetes

    Community-Based Exercise and Lifestyle Program Improves Health Outcomes in Older Adults with Type 2 Diabetes Abstract Background:...

  • Disordered eating in type 1 diabetes: help is on its way.

    Written by Helen d’Emden AdvAPD CDE  Disordered eating is common in young people with type 1 diabetes...

  • Innovative therapy for when pins and needles aren’t just pins and needles

    Do your patients experience pins and needles in their arms or legs at night? Or burning, stabbing,...

  • How to become a Credentialled Diabetes Educator?

    Article by Carolien Koreneff, CDE-RN for Diabetes Qualified We receive many requests at Diabetes Qualified on how...

  • Diabetes and Ramadan

    Article by Carolien Koreneff, CDE-RN, FADEA Ramadan is one of the five pillars of Islam, it is...

  • Coronavirus vaccine rollout for people with diabetes

    The Department of Health has confirmed diabetes as a 1b priority group. You can use this tool...

  • What Is A Weight Neutral Approach to a Healthy Lifestyle?

    By Dale Cooke Accredited Practicing Dietician I’m sure you have heard he term weight neutral mentioned in relation to healthy lifestyle....

  • Autonomic Neuropathy

    By Carolien Koreneff, CDE-RN, FADEA Neuropathy is the collective word for damage to nerves. Neuropathy is one...

  • Sexual dysfunction in diabetes

    Sexual dysfunction can arise as a complication for men and women living with diabetes. As health professionals,...

  • Neuropathy

    Article by Carolien Koreneff, CDE-RN, FADEA Neuropathy is the collective word for damage to nerves. Neuropathy is...

  • Diabetes tech and other products on the horizon for 2021

    One question that often reaches the Diabetes NSW & ACT Credentialled Diabetes Educators through their Helpline is...

  • Updated Diabetes and emotional health resource

    The updated Diabetes and emotional health resource has been released by the NDSS. This practical guide is...

  • Preventing DKA at diagnosis of type 1 diabetes in Queensland children

    By Bronwyn Buckley, Project Officer, Statewide Diabetes Clinical Network, DKA prevention project For over two decades, 45-50%...

  • Golimumab

    Golimumab, which is available in Australia under the brand name Simponi for people with diseases such as rheumatoid...

  • Supporting people with diabetes to transition to insulin

    In type 2 diabetes, blood glucose levels rise when insulin produced by the body does not work...

  • World Diabetes Day Celebrates Nurses

    This World Diabetes Day, 14 November 2020, we are celebrating the crucial role that nurses play in...

  • COVID Updates

    Diabetic foot The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in hospitals facing difficult challenges in delivering diabetic foot service...

  • Diabetes and Disability Care

    Training your disability support workers in diabetes care is important if they are to safely and confidently...

  • Sleep Apnoea

    Getting enough sleep is essential for good health.   Often people do not get enough good quality sleep during...

  • Practical Diabetes for Pharmacy Assistants

    A new online course to help Pharmacy Assistants provide better support to people living with diabetes has...

  • Introducing Ozempic

    Article by Donna Itzstein, Pharmacist CDE Ozempic follows the introduction of other injectable incretin therapies available in...

  • Diabetic Nephropathy

    Article by Carolien Koreneff, CDE, Diabetes NSW & ACT. Diabetes is the leading cause of kidney disease...

  • Updated RACGP management of type 2 diabetes handbook

    In collaboration with Diabetes Australia, the RACGP has launched the updated Management of type 2 diabetes: A handbook...

  • Review highlights diabetes risks in COVID-19 disease

    An international review has found that elderly people with diabetes who contract COVID-19 are at much higher...

  • Coronavirus planning for people with diabetes

    The COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic threat is being addressed by all Australian Governments and health services. People with...

  • DKA with SGLT2 Inhibitor Use Update

    Background Sodium-glucose co-transporter-2 inhibitors (SGLT2i) are oral medications that promote glucose excretion in the urine for the...

  • Optisulin to Replace Lantus

    By Donna Itzen, Pharmacist Diabetes QLD. Sanofi has released a second brand formulation of insulin glargine 100...

  • Natural Disaster Emergency Plan for People with Diabetes

    The bushfires in Australia have been devastating and our hearts go out to those affected. Even people...

  • Injection Technique Matters

    A growing number of Australians are injecting diabetes medicines.This is due to an increasing prevalence of diabetes,...

  • Cough, colds and diabetes

    By Donna Itzstein, Diabetes Qld Pharmacist Pain,  infection and generally feeling unwell may raise blood glucose levels in...

  • 5 diabetes subgroups may have different comorbidities

    Severe insulin-resistant and severe insulin-deficient patients could be targeted for prevention As published in pharmacy news on...

  • Diabetes management for the older person

    When it comes to older adults with diabetes, factors such as frailty, polypharmacy and altered metabolism can...

  • Diabetes and aspirin

    Diabetes and aspirin By Donna Itzstein Diabetes Queensland Pharmacist  The guidelines regarding low-dose aspirin in diabetes have...

  • Diabulimia

    For people with type 1 diabetes, insulin is a lifesaving medication. Missing insulin however, even if only...

  • PCOS and Diabetes: New Management Guidelines

    If you work with women of child-bearing age you’ve probably heard of Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS). Increasingly...

  • Rethinking initial injectable therapy for people with type 2 diabetes

    Research Review have published a review of  a recent speaker event on; Rethinking initial injectable therapy for...

  • Discovery may lead to new diabetes treatments

    Researchers have found that neighbour-cells can take over functions of damaged or missing insulin-producing cells. The discovery...

  • Guidelines and position statements for diabetes in children, adolescents and young adults

    Looking for the latest guidelines and position statements for diabetes in children, adolescents and young adults to...

  • Position Statement: A new language for diabetes

    Diabetes Australia's position statement " A new language for diabetes" outlines the language that should be used...

  • People with type 1 diabetes and Do It Yourself (DIY) technology solutions

    Diabetes Australia's position statement People with type 1 diabetes and Do It Yourself (DIY) technology solutions is designed to...

  • “Low carbohydrate eating for people with diabetes”,

    Diabetes Australia has published a new position statement “Low carbohydrate eating for people with diabetes”, which sets...

  • New Study: Analysing data to understand type 2 diabetes

    Sydney researchers believe untapped medical records could be used to predict when a person is at risk...

  • Researchers propose five new categories for adult-onset diabetes.

    A completely new classification of diabetes which also predicts the risk of serious complications and provides treatment...

  • Exercise and type 1 diabetes: World first guidelines consensus

    PUBLISHED ON FEBRUARY 22, 2017 BY JDRF AUSTRALIA A report by leading type 1 diabetes experts (T1D) from...

  • Newly-identified third type of diabetes is being wrongly diagnosed as type 2

    Andrew McGovern, University of Surrey Most people are familiar with type 1 and type 2 diabetes. Recently, though,...

  • Australian research looks at alternatives to blood glucose testing

    Professor Paul Dastoor is leading the way in diabetes research as he and his team work to...

  • Women with prior depression more likely to develop gestational diabetes

    A past history of depression may increase the chance of women developing gestational diabetes, a Chicago study...

  • CSIRO Low Carb Diet Study – the facts

    The CSIRO have released trial findings involving a lower carbohydrate diet and exercise program for people living...

  • Oral health

    Blood glucose levels consistently above recommended target levels can lead to gum disease, tooth decay and tooth...

  • Having day surgery?

    Day surgery Having diabetes means some additional considerations and precautions need to be taken when undergoing day...

  • Safe Sharps Disposal

    Community sharps are medical devices that penetrate the skin and are used in the home or outside...

  • What is Insulin Pump Therapy?

    Following is a brief description of what insulin pump therapy is and the components required to operate...