Diabetes WA recently hosted dietitian students from Curtin University for practical on the job work experience. When tasked with looking into modified versions of popular “treat” type recipes that are more diabetes-friendly and reduce the impact on blood [...]
Zara Secker says being diagnosed with type 2 diabetes was a huge wake-up call that made her realise how quickly life can change. I had been suffering from thrush that wouldn’t go away. It became so painful that I decided to see a doctor. I found [...]
Dr Meg Henze, a sessional Endocrinology Consultant at Royal Perth Hospital, commenced delivering the service for Diabetes WA in 2018 and her clinics have been consistently booked since then.
Caroline Mudd’s daughter was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at the age of 12. This is her account of the diagnosis and her perspective on supporting someone living with diabetes. Oh, we’re going straight through… we’re in the first bed…. WOW there’s lots [...]
Science has shown that there is a connection between both type 1 and type 2 diabetes and heart disease, also called cardiovascular disease (CVD). Having diabetes increases your chance of developing CVD, with heart attacks and strokes up to four times more [...]
Although warm-ups and stretching have been entrenched in our exercise routines for decades, there is growing debate about whether they are effective! With lack of time routinely being expressed as a barrier to physical activity, do we really need to [...]
Have you heard about Spoon Theory? The spoon theory metaphor was created by Christine Miserandino in 2003 as a means to explain to her best friend what it’s like living with lupus. In a nutshell, spoon theory is a way of communicating how much physical [...]
Sometimes songs can help people really connect and understand someone’s experience better. This song was made for those living with type 1 diabetes in New Zealand. If you are talented and passionate about diabetes, we would love to hear your song [...]