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Tackling Type 2 diabetes with fasting

Diabetes is the epidemic of the 21st century and the biggest challenge confronting Australia’s health system with around 1.7 million […]

Childhood fitness a trump card in better adult heart health

A new study from a group of international researchers, including those at the University of Tasmania’s Menzies Institute for Medical […]

Down Syndrome genes point to cause of diabetes

The genetics of individuals with Down Syndrome have provided Flinders University researchers with a method to identify a single gene […]

Mobile devices help manage diabetes

An innovative pilot program led by the University of Canberra has found mobile devices such as iPads can help people […]

The benefits of sit-stand desks

Workers who use sit-stand desks are just as productive as those who use traditional desks while enjoying a host of […]

Improved diabetes control with new diet

Adelaide researchers have developed a diet and exercise program which has proven to be highly effective in reducing the burden […]

Australian-first study of gay men with diabetes

Australia’s first study of gay men with type 2 diabetes is underway at Victoria University. Edwin Pascoe is conducting the […]

Diabetes drug could protect the heart

New research has shown the promising potential of a new glucose-regulating drug to protect the heart from scarring, a common […]
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Protein that causes pre-diabetes identified

The western world is getting fatter and this has resulted in the development of a relatively new disease called non-alcoholic […]

GP Q/A: What is causing my skin to itch?

Reader question Hi Dr Joe, I have had type 2 diabetes for over 15 years and am slowly addressing my […]