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”.
Brooke-Smith, who finished third last year, crossed the line in 4 hours, 34 minutes and 37 seconds, about eight minutes ahead of second placed Tim Hewitt, in last S
2013-02-14 Popular Science Australia
Gene Therapy Cures Diabetic Dogs In Only One Shot
Five lucky diabetic beagles have been cured of their canine type 1 diabetes using gene therapy, according to research published in the February issue of Diabetes.
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 emotional roller-coaster
2012-12-11 Joondalup Weekender
Jo puts her best foot forward
A PODIATRIST passionate about improving the health of Aboriginal patients is the Rotary Allied Health Podiatrist of the Year.
Jo Scheepers works with Moorditj Djena offering foot care and diabetes education to Aboriginal people in such suburbs as Girrawheen, Joondalup, Wanneroo and Clarkson.
2012-12-10 Australian Policy Online
Inequalities in bariatric surgery in Australia: findings from 49 364 obese participants in a prospective cohort study
This article investigates the variation, and quantify socioeconomic inequalities, in the uptake of primary bariatric surgery in an obese population in Australia.
2012-12-10 NewsLocal - Where I Live
Klara Streithorst spent her birthday lobbying MPs for diabetes funding
Klara Streithorst (pictured) spent her 16th birthday on a mission in Federal Parliament on Thursday to get more funding for research into Type 1 diabetes.
2012-12-03 Sports Medicine Australia
Exercise safely this summer
With Summer here, those who are active need to prepare for hot weather conditions or risk heat injury, warns Sports Medicine Australia.
Being active in hot or humid conditions can lead to dehydration, heat illness and sometimes the more serious consequence of heat stroke.
2012-12-03 Well Being
Spin your wheels
Have you always wanted to ride but thought it seemed like too much hard work? Cycling is fast becoming one of the most popular forms of exercise and it’s not difficult to see why.
2012-12-03 Pro Bono Australia
Changemakers - Rachel Lamb
Rachel Lamb is a marketing officer at Diabetes WA. This week we profile Rachel in Changemakers - a regular column which examines inspiring people and their careers in the Not for Profit sector.