Diabetes and Exercise

Type 2 Diabetes & Exercise

As people become more sedentary and the incidence of obesity in our community increases, so does the number of people with Type 2 Diabetes (T2DM). In 2002, 16.4% of Australians had been diagnosed with T2DM, with a further 0.7% increase in diagnosed type 2 diabetes every year.  That is a lot of people. Since this type…

Diabetes Awareness Week

Diabetes

This week is National Diabetes Week and this year the focus is on diabetes related amputations. You can find out more about this campaign at Diabetes Australia. Around 1.7 million Australians have diabetes. This includes all types of diagnosed diabetes (1.2 million known and registered) as well as undiagnosed type 2 diabetes (up to 500,000 estimated).…