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.
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).
Federal Assistant Minister for Health Ken Wyatt claims diabetes is a growing global issue. Mr Wyatt said "if diabetes was a country it would be the fifth largest country in the world".
Prevalence of diabetes in pregnancy among Indigenous women in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and the USA: a systematic review and meta-analysis
This systematic review and meta-analysis provides a comprehensive assessment of the prevalence of diabetes in pregnancy among Indigenous women in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and the USA.
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.
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.
Abstract: Background My Diabetes My Way (MDMW) is the National Health Service (NHS) Scotland website for people with diabetes and their carers. It consists of an interactive information website and an electronic personal health record (ePHR) available to the 291,981 people with diabetes in Scotland...
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...
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).
Adult pancreas side population cells expand after and cell injury and are a source of insulin-secreting cells
This article looks at how pancreas stem cells are a potential source of insulin-producing and cells for the therapy of diabetes. In adult tissues the ‘side population’ (SP) of cells that effluxes the DNA binding dye Hoechst 33342 through ATP-binding cassette transporters has stem cell...