The aim of treating your diabetes is to keep blood glucose levels as close to 'normal' as possible. Find out about treatment options for diabetes.
Living with diabetes
Having diabetes can make some aspects of life more challenging, but it doesn’t define who you are or prevent you from enjoying and participating in life. Find out how to manage with diabetes.
Just diagnosed with diabetes
Diabetes doesn’t have to stop you from leading the life you want, Find out more about how to manage diabetes, and how to stay healthy and active.
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.
Vegetarian and vegan diets
It's easy to be healthy on a vegetarian diet if you include plan-based foods from the 5 food groups. But a vegan diet requires extra care.
Diabetes mellitus, type 2 – a personal story
Being diagnosed with type 2 diabetes can be both emotionally and practically challenging. Listening to others who have experienced similar situations is often reassuring and can be helpful. This video interview has been sourced from healthtalkonline.org, award-winning research into patient experiences in conjunction with the Health Experience Research Group at Oxford University, UK.
A ketogenic (or ‘keto’) diet is an extremely-low carbohydrate diet sometimes used as a treatment for certain groups of people, such as children with epilepsy.
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.
Weight loss and dieting
Many diets are promoted in Australia, but they don't all work. Follow a healthy eating and exercise plan and you're more likely to keep weight off long term.
High fibre foods and diet
Find out how much fibre is needed in your diet and get tips for increasing your intake.