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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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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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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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Type 1

Type 1 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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Ketoacidosis

Ketoacidosis Ketoacidosis is related to hyperglycaemia, it is a serious condition associated with illness or very high blood glucose levels in type 1 diabetes

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Diabetes and Emotional Health

Diabetes and Emotional Health This section contains information resources, including printable factsheets, on the following subjects: Adjusting to life with diabetes Peer support Concerns about starting insulin Fear of hypoglycaemia Diabetes distress Diabetes and anxiety Diabetes and depression Disordered eating Please note 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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Type 2

Type 2 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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