Feb 22, 2019 Hot Topics

Report: 9% of women in Australia will develop gestational diabetes, complications

A recently released report from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) says 10% of Australian pregnancies are affected by dia
Jan 24, 2019 Hot Topics

Not just a body issue: how diabetes impacts the mind

Most people tend to associate diabetes health problems with the body, and of course they’re right, but we often forget that the mind, or t
Dec 19, 2018 Hot Topics

5 health tests to start 2019 on the right footing

It’s at this time of the year, often much close to the stroke of midnight on December 31st, that people start thinking about their new yea
Nov 14, 2018 Pathology Explained

Pathology testing and diabetes

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Oct 29, 2018 Hot Topics

Diabetes: a looming health & economic wrecking ball

Since 1980, two concerning health conditions have climbed significantly: obesity and type 2 diabetes. The figures on diabetes are particular
Aug 31, 2018 Pathology Explained

Is health in the western world at the bottom of a nasty J-curve?

For most of human history one of the major threats to a long life was scarcity: in particular scarcity of food and medicine. Hunger and dise
Jun 29, 2018 Real-life stories

“Early screening saved me” – and now Jaybee educates others on the risks of diabetes

NSW resident, Jaybee Serrano celebrated his 34th birthday talking about diabetes screening at Australian Parliament House. His last year
Jun 29, 2018 Pathology Explained

Politicians roll up their sleeves in Canberra as Diabetes Australia calls for wider blood testing to arrest Australian diabetes epidemic

Usually when politicians roll up their sleeves in Canberra it involves some form of parliamentary fisticuffs, but recently Parliament House
Apr 27, 2018 Pathology Explained

Everything you need to know about urine tests

Hardly a week goes by without another story about a “simple” blood test that can do everything from diagnose 8 types of cancer to predic
Mar 23, 2018 People of pathology

Behind the scenes – how pathology analyses your diabetes tests

There are over 500 pathology laboratories nationwide but few people know what goes on inside them. These labs process tests for 1.25 mill