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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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Pneumococcal disease

Pneumococcal disease Streptococcus pneumoniae infections in people with diabetes are associated with increased mortality and morbidity

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Mental Health

Mental Health Your Mental Health Living with diabetes and managing it well can involve a lot of thinking, planning and problem solving

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Flash glucose monitoring

Flash glucose monitoring What is flash glucose sensor technology? Flash glucose monitoring is sensor technology that enables you to test your glucose levels without pricking your finger

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Healthy Snacks

Healthy Snacks Eating the right balance of healthy foods can help you live well with diabetes

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Type 2 diabetes

Type 2 Diabetes Type 2 diabetes is a progressive condition in which the body becomes resistant to the normal effects of insulin and/or gradually loses the capacity to produce enough insulin in the pancreas

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Pregnancy

Pregnancy Women with type 1 or type 2 diabetes can have a healthy baby, but there are extra risks during pregnancy

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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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Older People

Older People With increasing age, the number of people with diabetes also increases

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NDSS

NDSS The National Diabetes Services Scheme (NDSS) is an initiative of the Australian Government administered with the assistance of Diabetes Australia

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