Healthdirect Free Australian health advice you can count on.

Medical problem? Call 1800 022 222. If you need urgent medical help, call triple zero immediately

healthdirect Australia is a free service where you can talk to a nurse or doctor who can help you know what to do.

beginning of content

Search results for: "Diabetic Diet"

Diabetes treatment

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.

Read more

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.

Read more

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.

Read more

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.

Read more

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.

Read more

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.

Read more

Ketogenic diet

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.

Read more

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.

Read more

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.

Read more

High fibre foods and diet

Find out how much fibre is needed in your diet and get tips for increasing your intake.

Read more

Healthdirect 24hr 7 days a week hotline

24 hour health advice you can count on

1800 022 222

Government Accredited with over 140 information partners

We are a government-funded service, providing quality, approved health information and advice

Australian Government, health department logo ACT Government logo New South Wales government, health department logo Northen Territory Government logo Government of South Australia, health department logo Tasmanian government logo Government of Western Australia, health department logo