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Diabetes NSW

Diabetes NSW is a not-for-profit organisation focused on providing support and services nationally and internationally to people living with, and at risk of, diabetes, as well as their families, carers, friends and allied health professionals.

As one of the peak consumer bodies for diabetes in Australia, they have a long history of working with their members, creating a shared around all types of diabetes and its complications.

Diabetes NSW also have:

  • a dedicated Infoline: 1300 136 588
  • statewide support group network available to members
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (ATSI) specific education and support services
  • Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) community services
  • paediatric services focusing on the needs of babies, young people and adolescents who have diabetes, as well as those who care for them
  • health professional education and training services.

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Last reviewed: November 2015

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Gestational diabetes

Gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) is a type of diabetes that arises during pregnancy, more commonly diagnosed in the second or third trimester.

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Kids and teens - Diabetes NSW - Live your life

We have information especially for kids and teens with type 2 diabetes about going to school, dealing with your feelings, your friends and family in a language you can understand. We also talk about diabetes symptoms, insulin, blood glucose monitoring, and much more!

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How to Cure Diabetes? | Diabetes cure | Type 1 diabetes cure | NSW

People with type 1 diabetes test blood glucose and have daily insulin injections or use an insulin pump, and manage their health through diet.

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Physical activity and diabetes

Regular physical activity is good for you for many reasons. It can help you to lower blood glucose levels, lower stress, lose weight, lower blood pressure and blood fats and is good for your heart.

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What is diabetes?

Diabetes is a disease where there is too much glucose (sugar) in the blood.

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Parents and carers - Diabetes NSW - Live your life

If your child is diagnosed with type 1 diabetes, feeling emotionally overwhelmed is understandable. Infants and young children have no understanding of diabetes and, like any child of this age, they are totally dependent on their parents or carers.

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Diabetes information | NSW | Australia

Diabetes NSW has a range of diabetes information sheets designed specifically for people from Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander backgrounds.

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Parents and carers - Diabetes NSW - Live your life

When your child is diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, feeling emotionally overwhelmed is understandable. We have a website dedicated to kids and teens which explains diabetes signs and symptoms, insulin, blood glucose levels, going to school and much more.

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Healthy lifestyle tips - Diabetes NSW - Live your life

The diagnosis and treatment of diabetes involves complex recommendations, including healthy eating, physical activity, medication, blood glucose management and weight control, which all play a part in working to avoid diabetes-related complications.

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Diabetes facts - Diabetes NSW - Live your life

Diabetes is a chronic disease that occurs when there is too much glucose in the blood because the body is not producing insulin or not using insulin properly. Insulin is a hormone needed for glucose to enter the cells and be converted to energy.

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