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Diabetes Australia

Diabetes Australia is the national body for people affected by all types of diabetes and those at risk. They are committed to reducing the impact of diabetes.

Diabetes Australia works in partnership with consumers, health professionals and researchers.

They have four Strategic Priorities, each with three key themes:

Leadership

  • National advocacy
  • Raise the profile, raise awareness
  • Local, national, global influence.

Management

  • National self-management programs
  • Prevent complications
  • Build capacity.

Prevention

  • Prevention programs for those at high risk
  • Diabetes risk assessment
  • Healthy communities, healthy workplaces and healthy environments.

Research

  • Tell the research story
  • Increase research funding
  • Influence the research agenda.

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Diabetes Australia

Diabetes Australia was established in 1984 and is the national body for people affected by all types of diabetes and those at risk.

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Diabetes Australia

Diabetes Australia was established in 1984 and is the national body for people affected by all types of diabetes and those at risk.

Read more on Diabetes Australia website

Blood glucose monitoring

Blood glucose monitoring One of the main aims of diabetes treatment is to keep blood glucose levels within a specified target range

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Diabetes and daily Life

Diabetes and Daily Life As a person with diabetes you are no different from any other person living in Australia

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Hypoglycaemia

Hypoglycaemia Hypoglycaemia, sometimes called a hypo or low, is a condition that occurs when a persons blood glucose level (BGL) has dropped too low, below 4mmol/L

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Managing type 2

Managing type 2 In type 2 diabetes, your pancreas is still working but not as effectively as it needs to

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Managing type 1

Managing type 1 In type 1 diabetes, the pancreas produces little or no insulin which is vital for converting glucose into energy

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Diabetes Australia Research Program

Diabetes Australia Research Program The Diabetes Australian Research Program supports and develops outstanding diabetes research in Australia

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Insulin

Insulin Insulin is a hormone made by beta cells in the pancreas

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Tablets

Tablets Medication for type 2 diabetes People with type 2 diabetes are often given medications including insulin to help control their blood glucose levels

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