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Gestational diabetes

Learn about the causes, risk factors and potential complications of gestational diabetes, when during pregnancy it occurs, and how it can be managed.

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Diabetes

Diabetes is a condition where your blood sugar levels become too high. Find out about the types of diabetes and the treatment options.

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Blood glucose test

Blood glucose tests (blood sugar tests) are used to diagnose and monitor diabetes. Find out how to prepare for this test and what your results mean.

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How to talk to someone about diabetes

Almost 300 Australians are diagnosed with diabetes every day. But type 2 diabetes can be prevented or delayed, if you know the risk factors.

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Routine antenatal tests

During pregnancy, you'll be offered various blood tests and ultrasound scans. Find out what each test can tell you about you and your baby's health.

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Pre-diabetes

Having pre-diabetes does not mean you will necessarily develop type 2 diabetes, but you will have a higher risk than if you had normal glucose levels.

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Heart attack symptoms: males vs females

Find out about the differences in heart attack symptoms between males and females, and about what can increase your risk of having a heart attack.

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Obesity at conception linked to pregnancy complications

Women should lose weight before getting pregnant if they're obese or overweight, experts say, as excess weight at conception is linked to pregnancy complications.

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Devices to self-monitor your blood sugar

Information about devices for diabetes testing and monitoring, blood sugar and ketone testing equipment can be found on this page.

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Diabetes screening tests

You can have diabetes without any symptoms at all. If you are at a high risk of diabetes, ask your doctor for a diabetes screening test.

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