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

Sweetening the risk of type 2 diabetes

Type-2 diabetes is often considered a lifestyle disease, predominantly affecting mature adults and strongly associated with high blood pressure, cholesterol,

Diabetes can affect your feet

Looking after your feet When you have diabetes you need to take care of your feet every day Having diabetes

Hypoglycaemia in diabetes

Hypoglycaemia is a condition in which there is an abnormally low level of glucose (sugar) in the blood. It occurs

Ketoacidosis: a complication of diabetes

Diabetic ketoacidosis is a serious condition that can occur as a complication of diabetes. People with diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) have

Insulin: how it works

Insulin is a hormone that helps your body control the amount of sugar (glucose) in your blood. It is produced

Pre-diabetes can be reversed by weight loss

A weight loss of 11% can reverse pre-diabetes in obese people, a global study shows. Pre-diabetes is a condition where a

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