Diabetes education

National Diabetes Week 2021

Today is the first day of the National Diabetes Week 2021. The topic for this year is “Heads Up” which focuses on the mental and emotional health of people living with diabetes, including discussing diabetes stigma. We at AH Diabetes want to give a huge shout out to our patients. We love you, we salute you and…

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Diabetes in General Practice Workshop – highlights

We were delighted and having so much fun in delivering the Diabetes in General Practice workshops in both Toowoomba and Springfield. Thank you to Darling Downs and West Moreton PHN for funding the workshops. Below are some photos of the day. Thank you so much for those who had attended and we look forward to…

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Diabetes & emotional baggage – by CDE Jaleesa Whitford

As we come off the back of Queensland’s Mental Health Awareness week, I thought it best to continue on this stream of emotional wellbeing and give you a brief introduction into the understanding of the world of Diabetes, and just how much this condition can effect one’s psychological health. Yes, Diabetes is very much a…

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Interesting article to read about diabetes diagnosis

A correct diagnosis is very important as it determines on the treatment plan and also what could be available for clients to use such as access to insulin pump. For those of you who may be interested, this is an article that talk about how to diagnose T1D and T2D correctly. Incorrect diabetes diagnoses failing…

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My experience with T1DM and Exercise from Ann Kennedy CDE

Doing exercise and managing your diabetes can provide a real challenge. In fact for me it provided one of the biggest challenges I have faced with managing my diabetes.  Until six years ago I had never really entertained the idea of getting into too much exercise – I would go for a walk most mornings…

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