In a 10-year follow-up study of an open-label, single-centre, randomised controlled trial, researchers from the Gemelli University Hospital in Rome suggest that bariatric surgery – also referred to as weight-loss surgery, may be an effective long-term [...]
In a recent poll of 1,049 Australians aged between 50 and 70 commissioned by Macular Disease Foundation Australia (MDFA), only 29% of people had heard of diabetic retinopathy (DR), the most common diabetes-related eye complication. If left undetected, DR [...]
In a recent study carried out by the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) of more than 1300 Australians living with type 1 diabetes (T1D), more than two-thirds of respondents mentioned eye (68%) and kidney (67%) problems as the [...]
German researchers have observed six types of prediabetes, which could help to identify intervention strategies to reduce the risks of developing type 2 diabetes among high-risk individuals in the future.
Research Summary: Self-management group education to reduce fear of hypoglycaemia as a barrier to physical activity in people living with type 1 diabetes: A pilot randomised controlled trial
Perth-based diabetes researchers, in a study led by Diabetes WA’s Marian Brennan, have found that adults living with type 1 diabetes are more confident in managing blood glucose levels (BGLs) around physical activity if they undertake theory-driven group [...]
Research Summary: WA diabetes researchers commence trial for early detection of type 1 diabetes in high-risk children
Western Australian scientists have been awarded a $60,000 grant to trial continuous blood glucose monitoring (CGM) technology for the early detection of type 1 diabetes in children who are at high-risk but not yet showing any clinical signs of the condition.
Research Summary: WA diabetes researchers win grant for trial to reduce risk of heart failure following a heart attack in people living with type 2 diabetes
Western Australian diabetes researchers have been awarded the $60,000 Jamie Cripps 2021 Research Grant to carry out a world-leading clinical trial. The trial aims to reduce the risk of developing heart failure among people living with type 2 diabetes who [...]