Diabetes

Report

24 Nov 2018

The University of Sydney has funded a project to explore how the Australian news media write about diabetes. The research focussed on reporting in 12 national and metropolitan Australian newspapers over the last five years (2013-2017).

Report

30 Jan 2018

The 1.5 million Australians living with Type 2 Diabetes are twice as likely to suffer a sudden cardiac death, where the heart suddenly and unexpectedly stops working, compared to those without the condition, according to this report.

Website

29 Jan 2018

Presents the latest available data on new cases of type 1 diabetes, insulin-treated type 2 diabetes and insulin-treated gestational diabetes, as part of the ongoing national reporting using the 2016 National (insulin-treated) Diabetes Register.

Report

1 Nov 2017

This report uses linked data to provide a more complete understanding of deaths among people with diagnosed diabetes. It highlights that death rates for people with diabetes are almost double those of other Australians and that people with diabetes are more likely to die prematurely....

Journal article

14 Aug 2017

Appropriate educational interventions aiming patient awareness and empowerment are needed to improve self-monitoring of blood glucose.

Journal article

15 May 2017

This Canadian study seeks to discuss the link between gestational diabetes to outdoor air temperatures.

Report

3 Apr 2017

Summary

Diabetes is associated with a range of potential complications, including foot ulcers and lower limb amputations. Nearly half of lower limb amputations involve above or below knee amputation; the remainder, which are classified as minor, involve toes or feet. Diabetic foot ulcers...

Fact sheet

20 Feb 2017

Overview

This fact sheet provides the latest available national data on new cases of insulin-treated diabetes in Australia. It shows that in 2015 there were 28,775 people who began using insulin to treat their diabetes in Australia—63% had type 2 diabetes, 26% had...

Report

7 Dec 2016

Summary

Diabetes (type 1 and type 2) and chronic kidney disease (CKD) can act as risk factors for other diseases such as coronary heart disease, stroke and dementia. The Australian Burden of Disease Study (ABDS) 2011 only reported on the direct burden of...

Fact sheet

6 Dec 2016

Overview

Monitoring progress in reducing the impact of diabetes and its complications is relevant to 2 goals of the Australian National Diabetes Strategy 2016–2020.

This fact sheet provides the most recent available data on hospitalisations for diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) in Australia, based...

Journal article

8 Aug 2016

Abstract

Objectives: To examine the responsiveness of an Aboriginal cohort to a community-based lifestyle intervention targeting risk factors for type II diabetes.

Methods: A Pre-test/post-test cohort study conducted in two rural Australian locations: Port Augusta, South Australia and Drouin, Victoria....

Report

7 Aug 2016

Studies are inconclusive about the benefits of the Paleo diet in patients with type 2 diabetes

Summary Type 2 diabetes is characterised by fasting hyperglycaemia as a result of insulin resistance and defects in insulin secretion. Obesity is the major risk factor for...

Report

11 Jul 2016

Summary

This report examines the pharmacological management of type 2 diabetes in older Australians, using linked data from the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme and the National Diabetes Services Scheme. It explores, by age and time since diabetes diagnosis, supply patterns of blood glucose lowering...

Report

19 May 2016

Presents the latest available national data on new cases of insulin-treated diabetes from the 2014 National (insulin-treated) Diabetes Register.

Summary Incidence of insulin-treated diabetes in Australia 2014 presents the latest available national data on new cases of insulin-treated diabetes from the 2014 National...

Report

13 May 2016

Overview

This report outlines a project aimed at developing evidence-based strategies to support wider adoption of mobile tablet devices in healthcare, initially focusing on type 2 diabetes. A multi-disciplinary team of researchers from the University of Canberra, NICTA, ANU Medical School and Canberra...

Commentary

Article

11 Apr 2016

A TAX on sugary drinks should be on the table as part of a comprehensive strategy to tackle Australia’s rising obesity rates, say leading public health experts.

The call comes after the federal government ruled out following the UK’s lead in applying a levy...

Journal article

8 Apr 2016

Examines worldwide trends in diabetes, how likely it is for countries to achieve the global target, and how changes in prevalence, together with population growth and ageing, are affecting the number of adults with diabetes.

Background

One of the global targets for...

Report

1 Apr 2016

On the occasion of World Health Day 2016, WHO issues a call for action on diabetes, drawing attention to the need to step up prevention and treatment of the disease. The first WHO Global report on diabetes demonstrates that the number of adults living with...

Commentary

Article

23 Mar 2016

The United Kingdom announced on 16 March that it will be implementing a new tax on sugary drinks. The country is not alone with this development: France, Belgium, Hungary and Mexico all have a form of tax on sugar-laden drinks.

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Journal article

21 Mar 2016

Other approaches to improving chronic disease outcomes in this very unwell population need to be explored.

Objective: To conduct an economic evaluation of intensive management by Indigenous health workers (IHWs) of Indigenous adults with poorly controlled type 2 diabetes in rural and remote...

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