Category Archives: Diabetes Management

07 Jul 2022

Exercising Safely with Diabetes: Exercise in Management of Diabetes  

What is Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus?   Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (T2DM) is the most predominant type of Diabetes, affecting 85-90% of all people with diabetes (Exercise Right, 2022). The condition is characterised by long term elevated fasting blood glucose levels due to the inability of the body’s cells to effectively utilise insulin, also termed insulin…

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27 Jul 2021

Gestational Diabetes- Our diet and blood glucose control

A new diagnosis of gestational diabetes can be overwhelming, but in many cases a few dietary tweaks can help improve blood glucose control and prevent complications down the track. Here’s 4 tips for managing your gestational diet:   1. A gestational diabetes diet is really just a healthy eating diet. It can be helpful to…

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28 Mar 2018

Type 2 Diabetes and Exercise

The prevalence of diabetes has nearly tripled between the years 1989-90 to 2014-15. With an estimated 1.2 million (6%) Australian adults living with diabetes as of 2014-15, with this totalling close to $6 billion dollars in annual costs for Australians. Beyond the financial costs of diabetes, it is associated with a myriad of health complications…

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