Understanding diabetes

Diabetes WA's Helen Mitchell explains diabetes in this 12-minute video on the West Australian's H+M website.

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No matter where you are on your journey, Diabetes WA can help

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DWA News


20 June 2014

Mundella EveryWoman Expo

Here's a wrap up of our experience at the EveryWoman Expo in June.

18 June 2014

Changes to DVA Health Cards

The Department of Veterans' Affairs (DVA) is pleased to advise of recent changes to the DVA Gold, White and Orange Health Cards.

28 May 2014

Technology and Diabetes

Making sense of health insurance and insulin pumps

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.


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General News


2014-04-23 Mandurah Mail

Peel woman runs for a reason

MORGAN Payne has found her reason to run in one of HBF’s biggest fundraising events.

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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