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CarbSmart

We're testing a new program covering the topic of carbohydrates. CarbSmart will run throughout May.

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2014 HBF Run for a Reason

Show your support for Diabetes WA by selecting us as your fundraising charity of choice. Run is Sunday 25 May

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Become a friend of Diabetes WA

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Calling all diabetes educators and DESMOND facilitators. Help us be there for the community's health journey.

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DESMOND

The education program supporting people living with type 2 diabetes.

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The NDSS provides free or subsidised products and services

Living with diabetes? Register with the NDSS for assistance in managing diabetes. 600 outlets around WA.

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Quick & Easy Online Shopping

Purchase all of your NDSS diabetes-related products any time of the day, from the comfort of home!

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Living with Diabetes Facilitator Package & Training

Are you a Health Professional keen to assist your clients better self-manage their type 2 diabetes?

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DWA News


07 April 2014

Guys Grooming Joins Forces with Diabetes WA

Guys Grooming has teamed up with Diabetes WA’s health advisory service, HealthSmart Solutions, to improve employee health and wellbeing and boost productivity.

28 March 2014

New figures reveal death rates from diabetes in...

Data released this week by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) revealed that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are seven times more likely to die from diabetes in comparison to non-Indigenous Australians.

27 February 2014

Diabetes WA heads to diabetes hotspot of the Gr...

The Diabetes WA team are heading to the diabetes hotspot of Wagin for next month’s Wagin Woolorama after identifying the town as a diabetes hotspot, with 6.3% of residents currently living with the condition.

25 February 2014

North versus South – does where you live affect...

Living north of the river and close to the coast appears to be the recipe for good health according to the National Diabetes Services Scheme (NDSS) statistics on WA’s population living with diabetes, with the Town of Cottesloe taking the prize as Perth’s healthiest suburb.

25 February 2014

North versus South – does where you live affect...

Living north of the river and close to the coast appears to be the recipe for good health according to the National Diabetes Services Scheme (NDSS) statistics on WA’s population living with diabetes, with the Town of Cottesloe taking the prize as Perth’s healthiest suburb.


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General News


2014-04-02 Wanneroo Weekender

Running for cause close to her heart

CONNOLLY teenager Britney Frost is raising money and awareness to help fellow diabetes sufferers by taking part in the 2014 HBF Run for a Reason.

2014-01-20 Endocrinology Update

Google has its eye on smart lens for diabetes

Finger pricks may be a thing of the past for people with diabetes if google’s latest development becomes a reality.

2014-01-20 The Medical News

Eating high levels of flavonoids found in berries, tea, and chocolate offer protection from type 2 diabetes

Eating high levels of flavonoids including anthocyanins and other compounds (found in berries, tea, and chocolate) could offer protection from type 2 diabetes - according to research from the University of East Anglia (UEA) and King's College London.

2013-02-25 In My Community

Rottnest Swim winner knew it would be hard

HALF an hour in to the 2013 Rottnest Channel Swim, solo winner Jeremy Brooke-Smith knew it was going to be a “hard day at the office”.

2013-02-14 e! Science News

Gene Therapy Cures Diabetic Dogs In Only One Shot

2013-02-13 Better Homes and Gardens

Managing your mood

Unexpected mood swings may be a fact of life with diabetes, but knowing what triggers them is the first step towards climbing off the


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