Diabetes Advice And Assistance
The Diabetes epidemic within Australia continues to grow each day, with data from Diabetes Australia estimating that 275 new diagnoses are made each day. That’s nearly enough to fill two Suncorp Stadiums each year!
What is Diabetes?
Diabetes means higher than normal blood glucose levels. This is caused by either the body not producing enough insulin or the insulin that is being produced is not working correctly. Insulin is needed by the body to transport glucose from the bloodstream into our muscles and cells so that it can be used as energy.
There are 3 different types of Diabetes, Type 1, Type 2 and Gestational Diabetes.
Type 1 Diabetes
Do you have Type 1 Diabetes? A Simply Nutrition Dietitian can offer advice and assistance on the following.
Type 2 Diabetes
Do you have Type 2 Diabetes? A Simply Nutrition Dietitian can offer advice and assistance on the following.
Do you have Gestational Diabetes? A Simply Nutrition Dietitian can offer advice and assistance on the following.
Are YOU at risk of developing Type 2 Diabetes……? To find out print and fill out this risk assessment tool.
If you score 12 or more you are at a high risk of developing Type 2 Diabetes. Now what should you do? Visit your GP then....
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