This is a reflection of conversations with my patients who bravely and openly share their journey of diabetes. It is such an honour to be allowed to share their joys and tears along the way, often this gets a few glimpses into their lives, not just diabetes. My goal is to offer you some encouragement […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Diabetes is the fastest growing chronic disease in the world. 85% of people with diabetes have type 2 diabetes which can be prevented through lifestyle modification, such as healthy eating and regular daily physical activities. 62 Queenslanders are diagnosed with diabetes EVERYDAY (60 with type 2 diabetes and 2 with type 1 diabetes)! Diabetes affect […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Accredited Exercise Physiologists (AEP) are university trained allied health professionals who specialise in the delivery of exercise for the prevention and management of chronic diseases and injuries. Working closely with other allied health and medical professionals, AEP’s ensure a holistic approach to diabetes management. AEP’s can help prevent pre-diabetes progressing to diabetes, manage diabetes through […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
As a diabetes educator, I know other women’s experience will help you relate to the physical and emotional issues associated with gestational diabetes and know that you are not alone! Gestational diabetes affects people differently with various outcomes. Stephanie, another girl friend of mine, has also kindly wrote her gestational diabetes experience for me to […]Continue Reading... 2 Comments.
I still remember Dr Mark Forbes’ lectures during which he encouraged healthcare professionals to put more effort into finding and managing Pre-Diabetes! Ever since the lectures, I have focused on potential candidates at work and advised them to see their GPs. Some have come back and told me that they have been diagnosed with Pre-Diabetes and are […]Continue Reading... No Comments.