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New TNS Study Shows Most Australian Women Are Overweight

A new study reinforces growing alarm among health and nutrition professionals that Australia is in the grips of rising levels of excess weight, risking future diabetes, heart disease and cancer epidemics and increasing mental illness in the community.
Islet Transplant - New Treatment for Type 1 Diabetes

New Type 1 Diabetes Treatment Option Discovered

New treatment for Type 1 Diabetes is on the horizon thanks to researchers who discovered a more successful option than the one currently used.
Photo of Push Ups- Safe Exercise Guidelines for Type 1 Diabetics

New Safe Exercise Guidelines for Type 1 Diabetes

A new set of guidelines developed by an international team of researchers will help people with type 1 diabetes exercise safely to avoid fluctuations...
New Blood Thinner Better than Aspirin for Blood Clots

Blood Thinner Rivaroxaban Beats Aspirin for Clots and Thromboembolism

A McMaster University study discovered that the blood thinner rivaroxaban is better at preventing future blood clots than aspirin, and just as safe. An international...
Diabetes Improved by Texting in India

Texting Improves Diabetes Prevention in India

A study involving 1 million people has found that using mobile phones and text messages to change diabetes risk behaviors leads to positive results. A...
Study from Diabetic Foot Australia

Australian First Study: Massive Diabetic Foot Disease Costs

New research from Queensland University of Technology shows preventable hospitalization from diabetic foot disease is costing Australia hundreds of millions of dollars each year. Senior...
Hospital Emergency Entrance - Diabetes Health

Rise in Avoidable Diabetes Hospital Visits Hits England

University of Leicester researchers lead study into rising hypoglycemia admissions in hospitals, finding a significant increase over a 10 year period. Hospital admissions for a...
Diabetic Foot Care in Australia

Better Diabetic Footcare in Australia Can Save Billions

Australia could save billions of dollars in healthcare costs by investing in proven treatments for people with diabetic foot disease, according to QUT research. A...
Photo of Platypus - Venom for Type 2 Diabetes

Platypus, Echidna Venom Spurs Type 2 Diabetes Discovery

An exciting discovery could help millions of people with type 2 diabetes regulate their blood sugar levels - and it involves platypus and echidna...
Photo of Woman with Baby: Breasfeeding Lowers Risk of Diabetes

Breastfeeding Reduces a Woman’s Risk of Metabolic Syndrome, Diabetes

A recent study has shown that women who breastfeed have a lower risk of metabolic syndrome, including conditions such as high blood pressure, diabetes,...
China Faces Epidemic of Heart Disease and Stroke

China Faces Epidemic of Heart Disease and Stroke

Cardiovascular problems propelled by increases in high blood pressure and obesity are hitting the Chinese population, according to a new study. Is Western...
Walking in the Snow - Cold Weather Increases Gestational Diabetes Risk

Cooler Climate May Raise Gestational Diabetes Risk

Results from a recent study show a link between outdoor temperature and an increased risk of gestational diabetes, and the way people produce fat...
Chinese Diabetes Epidemic Statistics

Diabetes and Prediabetes Prevalence Soaring in China

Details of a large survey of Chinese adults, published by JAMA, shows that the estimated overall prevalence of diabetes and prediabetes is soaring and that China now has the world's largest diabetes epidemic.

Study Targets Australian Pharmacists to Help Diabetes Sufferers

A new Wesley Research Institute project aims to make it much easier for people to manager their Type 2 Diabetes by using community pharmacists.
Walking Pace and Risk of Heart Disease

Walking Pace and Risk of Heart Disease Linked in Study

Does your walking pace mean you're at a higher risk of heart disease? Study suggests that people who walk at a certain speed could be at higher risk of heart disease compared to the general population.

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

Community pharmacists could soon be playing a more direct role in diabetes management following a new study at Brisbane's Wesley Research Institute funded by the MBF Foundation.

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