Tag Archives: Diabetes

Kidney failure link in young with diabetes

Kidney failure is increasing in Australians aged under 50 with type 2 diabetes, a study has found. The study of more than 1.3 million Australians says it is leading to reduced quality of life and greater demand on kidney dialysis and transplantation services. The research, led by Melbourne’s Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute, calls for… Read More »

Govt makes $100m diabetes promise

Pregnant women with type 1 diabetes will receive free access to glucose monitoring devices under a $ 100 million federal government commitment. Health Minister Greg Hunt on Sunday said the additional funding would also cover children and young people with conditions similar to type 1 diabetes who require insulin. The funding, which would be spread… Read More »