Diabetes

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The relationship between health risk factors and the neighbourhood environment

Our neighbourhood environment influences our health by supporting or hindering our opportunities to engage in physical activity, access nutritious foods and commute to work. This report explores whether the selected factors in the neighbourhood environment are associated with socio-economic disadvantage and obesity, physical inactivity, insufficient...
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Diabetes technology in Australia: scoping report

The availability and access of technology for managing diabetes has changed. This scoping report describes the current data gaps and currently available data sources for monitoring the use of technology (devices) for the management of diabetes. The report also briefly outlines the approval, access and...
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Diabetes in the news: project report

This report summarises the results from a computer-assisted investigation of how the Australian news media write about diabetes. The research focussed on reporting in 12 national and metropolitan Australian newspapers over five years (2013-2017).
Journal article

Risk factors for renal disease and diabetes in remote Australia – findings from the Western Desert Kidney Health Project

This article presents the findings for the Western Desert Kidney Health Project, determining the prevalence of type 2 diabetes (T2DM), kidney disease and associated risk factors in Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal people in remote Western Australia.
Strategy

Purple House Western Desert Nganampa Walytja Palyantjaku Tjutaku Aboriginal Corporation Strategic Plan 2019 -2022

Purple House's five year strategy to continue improving the lives of people with renal failure, reunite families and reduce the impact of kidney disease in our communities.
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Improving national reporting on diabetes in pregnancy

This report describes national data sources available for monitoring the effects of diabetes during pregnancy on mothers and babies. It identifies current data gaps, alternate data sources for monitoring outcomes associated with diabetes in pregnancy, and possible data linkages to improve national monitoring of pregnancies...
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Diabetes in the news: executive summary

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).
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The dark heart of Type 2 Diabetes

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.
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Incidence of insulin-treated diabetes in Australia 2016

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.
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Deaths among people with diabetes in Australia, 2009–2014

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.
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Burden of lower limb amputations due to diabetes in Australia: Australian Burden of Disease Study 2011

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 and amputations...
Fact sheet

Incidence of insulin-treated diabetes in Australia, 2015

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 gestational diabetes...
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Diabetes and chronic kidney disease as risks for other diseases: Australian Burden of Disease Study 2011

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 diseases. To...
Fact sheet

Diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) among children and young people with type 1 diabetes

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 on data from...
Poster

Cutting costs while improving care: Samoa's diabetic foot clinic

A retrospective study of medical records provided an opportunity to compare the costs and benefits of the DFC with those of acute hospital care and amputation.
Journal article

The Paleo diet and diabetes

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 the development...
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Use of medicines by older people with type 2 diabetes

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 medicines, blood...
Journal article

Review of diabetes among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people

The purpose of this review is to provide a comprehensive synthesis of key information on diabetes among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in Australia to: (1) inform those involved or interested in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health; and (2) provide the evidence for...
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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 (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 (insulin-treated) Diabetes...
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Mobile health: empowering people with type 2 diabetes using digital tools

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 Hospital, in...