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

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

Making sense of health insurance and insulin pumps

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

For the past three years, Diabetes WA’s highly acclaimed education and support program DESMOND (Diabetes Education and Self Management for Ongoing and Newly Diagnosed), has been improving the lives of hundreds of attendees living with type 2 diabetes.

Daniel Price and Jessica Edmeades have been speaking out on behalf of young Australians with diabetes for years but their concerns will now be heard globally.

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