Diabetes: tablets for type 2 diabetes

Tablets that are used to treat type 2 diabetes mellitus are known as oral hypoglycaemics (meaning glucose lowering medicines) or

More forms of type 2 diabetes than we thought

Diabetes is one of the most rapidly rising diseases on the globe, and despite awareness of the growing threat it

Insulin treatment for diabetes

People with type 1 diabetes are unable to produce enough insulin to regulate the glucose (sugar) levels within their blood,

Retinopathy in diabetes

Diabetic retinopathy is one of the most common complications of diabetes. It can develop in people with both type 1

Video: Night shifts increase risk of type 2 diabetes

More people than ever are being diagnosed with type 2 diabetes – and at younger ages – as rates of

Video: Diabetes Week

Video transcript Dr Norman Swan: Diabetes is the inability of your body to upload sugar for energy, and that’s because

A diet for diabetes prevention

A diet high in carbohydrate and fibre and low in fat helps weight loss in people at high risk of

Diabetes and Indigenous Australians

Type 2 diabetes is the fastest growing chronic disease in Australia. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are at higher

Diabetes complications

Having diabetes puts you at increased risk of developing other health problems. Diabetes complications include: long-term complications (conditions that develop

Diabetes and taking medications for other conditions

Apart from the medicines you take to control your diabetes — insulin and/or oral hypoglycaemic tablets — you may need

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