Self help devices
Trusted information about self help devices from leading Australian health organisations, including links to accessibility and assistive technology service.
An HbA1c is a type of blood test which is used to help diagnose and monitor people with diabetes.
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.
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.
Living with Alzheimer's disease
Dementia education and training can help families, carers and people with dementia manage the disease. Find out about living with dementia.
How to prepare your home if you have a chronic disease or serious illness
Information about home modifications, medical equipment at home, telephone services, emergency call systems and sources of funding.
Online therapy (eTherapy)
eTherapy, online counselling or online therapy refers to psychological support, therapy, education and assistance delivered via the internet or an online platform.
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.
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.
Insect bites and stings
Most insect bites will clear up in a day or two, although some people can have severe allergic reactions (anaphylaxis). Learn more about insect bites and how to handle allergic reactions.