Australian Diabetes News

This area features diabetes-related news for people living in Australia or is of particular interest to Australians. Also includes news from Australian scientists and researchers.

Platypus, Echidna Venom Spurs Type 2 Diabetes Discovery

Photo of Platypus - Venom for Type 2 Diabetes

An exciting discovery could help millions of people with type 2 diabetes regulate their blood sugar levels – and it involves platypus and echidna venom.

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Better Diabetic Footcare in Australia Can Save Billions

Diabetic Foot Care in Australia

Australia could save billions of dollars in healthcare costs by investing in proven treatments for people with diabetic foot disease, according to QUT research.

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Study: Snail Venom May Help Treat Diabetes

Marine Cone Snail for Diabetes Treatment

Researchers have found that venom extracted from a species of snail could be used for diabetes management.

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Australian First Study: Massive Diabetic Foot Disease Costs

Study from Diabetic Foot Australia

New research from Queensland University of Technology shows preventable hospitalization from diabetic foot disease is costing Australia hundreds of millions of dollars each year.

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Australian Study: Possible Type 2 Diabetes Cure


An Australian study yields research that could lead to a cure for Type 2 Diabetes. Watch this exciting newscast to find out more. [Read more…]

A Ton of Bitter Melon Produces Sweet Results for Diabetes

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Study Targets Australian Pharmacists to Help Diabetes Sufferers

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Australian Study: Pharmacists Likely to Play Direct Role in Future Diabetes Management

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New TNS Study Shows Most Australian Women Are Overweight

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