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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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Last reviewed: February 2014

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Coeliac Disease

Coeliac Disease Coeliac disease is a condition where an intolerance to gluten causes small bowel inflammation and damage

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Eating Out

Eating Out Eating out is an enjoyable part of life, and having diabetes shouldnt stop you from sharing a meal with family and friends

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Health insurance

Health insurance Health insurance companies are by law not allowed to discriminate against people with diabetes or any other chronic illness

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Looking After Your Heart

Looking After Your Heart Looking after your heart is important when you have diabetes

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Travel

Travel Careful planning before travelling is essential when you have diabetes

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Gestational diabetes

Gestational Diabetes Gestational diabetes mellitus (sometimes referred to as GDM) is a form of diabetes that occurs during pregnancy

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Gestational Diabetes

Gestational Diabetes The following information is of a general nature only and should not be substituted for medical advice or used to alter medical therapy

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Diabetes and Pregnancy

Diabetes and Pregnancy The Diabetes and Pregnancy section is for women with diabetes planning and preparing for pregnancy

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Cholesterol

Cholesterol People with diabetes generally have similar total cholesterol levels and similar rates of the 'good' (HDL) cholesterol as the general population

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Visiting or moving to Australia

Visiting or Moving to Australia If you have diabetes and are planning on moving to or visiting Australia, information about health services support depends on your home country

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