National Diabetes Week is a whole week dedicated to increasing public awareness of the seriousness of type 2 diabetes and to draw attention to the increasing number of Australia’s developing the condition.
Diabetes Australia has developed a quirky campaign, using strong images illustrating the irrational fears that many people have, versus the real and hidden threats of diabetes –
Gestational Diabetes Mellitus (GDM) is a form of diabetes that occurs in about 5% of pregnancies and disappears once the baby is born.
Gestational Diabetes Mellitus is:
What is pre-diabetes?
Impaired fasting glucose and impaired glucose tolerance are condition where blood glucose levels are higher than normal but not high enough for a diagnosis of type 2 diabetes.
Are you at risk?
Early detection is key – Check your risk of type 2 diabetes today Diabetes Australia Risk Calculator