Find out how gestational diabetes it is treated and what you need to know before and after birth.
A ketogenic (or ‘keto’) diet is an extremely-low carbohydrate diet sometimes used as a complementary treatment for certain groups of people, such as children with epilepsy.
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.
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.
Diabetes is a long-term condition where blood glucose levels become too high as the body either produces little or no insulin, or can't use insulin properly.
Type 1 diabetes
Being diagnosed with type 1 diabetes can be overwhelming. However, while the condition is not curable, there are ways to manage it successfully.
High fibre foods and diet
Find out how much fibre is needed in your diet and get tips for increasing your intake.
Magnesium is a mineral that people get from the food they eat, like vegetables, pulses, nuts, seeds and whole grains. Read about magnesium’s benefits.
Blood glucose test
Blood glucose tests, also sometimes called blood sugar tests, are usually used to check for or monitor diabetes.
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.