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Self help devices

Trusted information about self help devices from leading Australian health organisations, including links to accessibility and assistive technology service.

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HbA1c test

An HbA1c is a type of blood test which is use to help diagnose and monitor people with diabetes. Learn why you would need this test and how to understand your results.

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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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Diabetes diagnosis

Diabetes is diagnosed by a blood test. It is important to be diagnosed early so treatment can be started as soon as possible. Find out how diabetes is diagnosed.

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Living with diabetes

If you have been diagnosed with diabetes, discover ways to comfortably manage your daily life by reading the tips on this page.

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How to prepare your home if you have a chronic disease or serious illness

This page includes information on home modifications, medical equipment at home, telephone services, emergency call systems and sources of funding.

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Online therapy (eTherapy)

Trusted information about online therapy (eTherapy), including what online therapy is, the benefits and disadvantages of online therapy, costs and other considerations and where to start from leading Australian health organisations.

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Bleeding between periods

Vaginal bleeding between periods is not unusual, but should be checked by your doctor if it happens more than once or twice.

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Living with Alzheimer's disease

If you have been diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease, discover ways to comfortably manage your daily life by reading the tips on this page.

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Stinging plants

It can be difficult to know if a sting from a plant is dangerous or not. This article explains the best first aid treatment depending on the plant involved.

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