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Complications of diabetes

Over time persistent high blood glucose levels (BGLs) can damage the body’s organs causing 'diabetes-related complications'. Find out about complications of diabetes.

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Why a diabetes test might be overdue for you

Diabetes is being diagnosed too late in many Australians, and by delaying a visit to the doctor they put themselves at risk of life-threatening health problems.

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Type 2 diabetes

Type 2 diabetes occurs when the body doesn’t make enough insulin or doesn’t use it well. Unlike type 1 diabetes, type 2 diabetes can be prevented or delayed.

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Diabetes testing and monitoring

Trusted information about diabetes testing and monitoring, blood sugar testing equipment and ketone testing equipment can be found on this page.

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Diabetic ketoacidosis

Information about Diabetic ketoacidosis, a condition caused when you have a high blood sugar level, and not enough insulin in your body to break it down to use for energy .

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Diabetic retinopathy

Discover how diabetes can slowly damage your retina (the layer of light-sensitive tissue in the back of the eye), leading to diabetic retinopathy.

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Neuropathy

Neuropathy is a nerve condition that can lead to pain, numbness or tingling in one or more parts of the body. Learn more about neuropathy.

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Diabetic neuropathy

Diabetic neuropathy, which affects people with diabetes, causes pain or numbness in the hands, feet or limbs because the nerves are damaged. Learn more here.

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Diabetes testing and monitoring problems

Trusted information about diabetes testing and monitoring problems, including glucose meters, continuous glucose monitoring, and other equipment problems.

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Type 2 diabetes

Type 2 diabetes occurs when the body doesn’t make enough insulin or doesn’t use it well. Unlike type 1 diabetes, type 2 diabetes can be prevented or delayed.

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