05 Dec 2018
Being large for gestational age at birth combined with maternal diabetes is associated with a near-trebling of child’s risk of obesity | Canada
New research published in Diabetologia (the journal of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes [EASD]) shows that children who are larger than average at birth (large for gestational age or LGA) and born to mothers with gestational diabetes are almost three times as likely to be obese as…
04 Dec 2018
Risk factors of type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease accumulate in children with poor aerobic fitness | Finland
Risk factors of type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease accumulate in children who have poor aerobic fitness, a new study from the University of Eastern…
05 Nov 2018
It’s time to act to reduce diabetes-related foot disease
Greater investment from governments, health professionals and researchers is needed to reduce costly and common diabetes-related foot disease (DFD).
01 Nov 2018
Telemedicine a healthcare ‘gold mine’
A James Cook university researcher says telemedicine is providing better care at lower cost for diabetes patients in rural and remote areas.
22 Sep 2018
Blood test may identify gestational diabetes risk in first trimester
Blood test conducted as early as the 10th week of pregnancy may help identify women at risk for gestational diabetes, a serious pregnancy-related condition.
15 Sep 2018
Gut reaction linked to type 1 diabetes
Understanding the link between diabetes and the gut could lead to the development of new therapies to delay the onset of type 1 diabetes.
13 Aug 2018
New technology for early detection of Type 1 diabetes
Researchers are developing early detection technology for Type 1 diabetes that can accurately predict if a child is at risk of the chronic disease.
28 Jul 2018
World-first study shows benefits of 5:2 diet for people with diabetes
People with type 2 diabetes are just as likely to lose weight and control their blood glucose levels if they follow a 5:2 diet.
15 Jul 2018
New gene discovery unlocks mysteries of our immunity
Australia’s national science agency CSIRO has identified a new gene that plays a critical role in regulating the body’s immune response to infection and disease.