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Diabetes Australia Victoria

Since 1953 Diabetes Australia – Vic has been the peak consumer body and leading charity representing all people affected by diabetes and those at risk.

Diabetes Australia – Vic are committed to minimising the impact of diabetes in the community, helping all people affected by diabetes and contributing to the search for a cure. Their work covers type 1, type 2 and gestational diabetes, as well as programs for people at risk.

They offer a range of services including the Clothing Collection which collects second-hand household items seven days a week.  They provide information about diabetes, products, services, programs, events and membership via their Diabetes Infoline 1300 136 588. They also facilitate over 60 diabetes community support groups throughout Victoria.

Diabetes Australia – Vic rely on members and supporters to help fund their diabetes education, awareness activities and research.

Their offices are located in the CBD at Elizabeth Street, Greensborough, and Queensberry Street, Geelong.

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Last reviewed: September 2018

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Gestational diabetes

Gestational diabetes is diabetes that is first picked up in pregnancy and goes away after a baby is born.

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What is diabetes? | Diabetes Victoria

The term 'diabetes' covers a range of conditions where the glucose (sugar) in the blood becomes higher than normal.

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Everyday illness | Diabetes Victoria

When you are sick your body releases stress hormones to help you fight the illness, infection or stress

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Programs and services | Diabetes Victoria

A program designed to teach practical skills for managing type 2 diabetes

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Managing your weight | Diabetes Victoria

Managing your weight content

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Type-1 | Diabetes Victoria

Type 1 diabetes occurs when the pancreas is unable to make the hormone insulin

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ATSI-resources | Diabetes Victoria

VACCHO and Diabetes Victoria have developed Feltmum, a diabetes in pregnancyadd-on kit for the Feltman resource

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Type 1 Diabetes and Nutrition | Diabetes Victoria

Learning how much carbohydrate is in the food and drink that you eat will help you to work out your insulin doses, help you to be more flexible with what and when you eat, and help you to keep your blood glucose levels in target

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Newly Diagnosed | Diabetes Victoria

The important thing to remember is that you are not alone

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Your rights | Diabetes Victoria

Living with diabetes can be challenging at times

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