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We are dedicated to providing information and support to people living with diabetes, or caring for those with diabetes, in the Newcastle and Hunter region.

Click on the links below to learn more about our news related to diabetes.

Hunter Diabetes News

Type 1 Diabetes Support Group

Type 1 Diabetes Support Group

Living with Type 1 Diabetes can be exhausting, but meeting others who also live with this condition can help ease some of those daily struggles. So in an informal, unstructured environment, you can meet people just like you at our Type 1 Diabetes Catch Up. Held at...

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Exercise & BGL

Exercise & BGL

Article courtesy of Kent Hatchwell, Exercise Physiologist at Beta Health Aus Exercise can impact your blood glucose in different ways. Some exercise can make your blood glucose drop very fast while other exercises may even make it rise or have very little impact on it...

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Weightloss & Diabetes

Weightloss & Diabetes

Losing at least 10% of body weight could help send Type 2 Diabetes into remission, according to research coming out of the UK. A 5 year study conducted by researchers at The University of Cambridge followed over 850 people with newly diagnosed Type 2 Diabetes. Data...

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EASE Clinical Trial Results

EASE Clinical Trial Results

We are pleased to share the results of our recently concluded 'EASE' clinical trial. This trial was testing the use of empagliflozin alongside insulin as a treatment for Type 1 Diabetes. Empagliflozin was already approved for use in patients with Type 2 Diabetes, so...

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Family & Diabetes

Family & Diabetes

Over 425 million people are currently living with diabetes, meaning many families across the globe are affected by the condition. One of a family's biggest roles in diabetes is recognising the warning signs of diabetes. A survey conducted by IDF found that 4 in 5...

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A new way to volunteer

A new way to volunteer

When we think of charity work, our minds gravitate towards joining the local SES, volunteering in an op-shop, or running community events. But there's another way to volunteer that can help out many people; and that's enrolling in a clinical trial. Being a clinical...

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FODMAP diet

FODMAP diet

Something that we have been seeing more of in our clinic of late is the presentation of patients that are suffering from Irritable Bowel Syndrome. Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is a condition that includes symptoms such as bloating, wind, reflux, stomach cramps, and...

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Type 2 with heart risks?

Type 2 with heart risks?

Our clinical trial team is dedicated to researching new treatment options for diabetes, and have started recruiting for a new study focusing on Type 2 Diabetes. The SURPASS study is testing an investigational medication for its effectiveness in treating Type 2...

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Type 1 Diabetes Support Group: Wed 14th Aug

Type 1 Diabetes Support Group: Wed 14th Aug

Many things are stronger when they are connected, and people are no exception. As humans, we gravitate towards those who share similar interests or experiences, and thrive when we can share with one another. Living with Type 1 Diabetes is a unique 'experience', and...

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A little about our Workshops

While there is currently no cure for diabetes, by learning about the disease and how to effectively manage it, you can live an enjoyable life. Our events, workshops and information sessions have been developed so that you can take control of your health.

Our workshops include:

  • Diabetes self-management workshops
  • Understanding ‘healthy eating’
  • Maintaining a healthy lifestyle through exercise
  • Various information nights
  • Insulin Pump workshops

Email gabrielle@hunterdiabetes.com.au or call (02) 4963 2323 to find out more about our upcoming educational workshops.

Hunter Diabetes Centre