COVID-19 and Adults with T1D: Your Questions Answered
A/Prof Spiros Fourlanos is a consultant endocrinologist, and Director of the Diabetes and Endocrinology Department at Royal Melbourne Hospital. We talked to A/Prof Fourlanos and passed on your biggest questions about how COVID-19 affects adults and young adults with T1D. In this article, he talks about whether people with T1D are at higher risk of […]
A Message to the Diabetes Community
Australia’s leading national diabetes organisations are standing together to support people with diabetes during the COVID-19 pandemic. These are unprecedented times. However, Australia’s diabetes community is strong and resilient – and working together we are stronger. We are united and focused on one thing – supporting and advocating for the health and wellbeing of all […]
COVID-19 and Children with T1D: Your Questions Answered
Professor Liz Davis is a paediatric endocrinologist and Head of Diabetes Clinical Services at Perth Children’s Hospital, and a clinical researcher at the Telethon Kids Institute. We talked to Prof Davis and passed on your biggest questions about COVID-19 and children with T1D. Here, she talks about […]
T1D and Coronavirus: What You Need to Know
For the most up-to-date information about coronavirus in Australia, please visit the Department of Health website. Update: Click here to read our comment on emerging COVID-19/T1D Research News about the novel coronavirus—now named COVID-19 by the World Health Organization (WHO)–continues to dominate global headlines. As of March 11, the WHO has declared COVID-19 a pandemic. Many Australians, […]
Revolve24 raises over $51,000 for JDRF!
Revolve24 is over but what a ride we had! Thousands of kilometres of the new Bend Motorsport Track at Tailem Bend cycled. Many exhausted and sore riders who on little sleep rotated through their team members over 24, 12 or 6 hours to achieve some amazing personal goals on 2 wheels. Some even rode solo […]
Update: Australian Government Insulin Pump Program
Do you know about Insulin Pumps access through the Australian Government Insulin Pump Program ? The Australian Government’s Insulin Pump Program provides pumps to families who meet the program criteria and these pumps are fully subsidised, i.e. recipients are not required to make any co-payment. Updates to the program The program aims to improve access […]
New Option to Help with Insulin Control
An Australian-first is launched in Melbourne today Medtronic bringing the MiniMed 670G insulin pump to Australia. The system, the only one of its kind in Australia, is designed to learn a person’s individual insulin needs and requires minimal input from the user. It does this by measuring blood glucose levels every five minutes and takes […]
So, What is Kids In The House Anyway?
If you have been following JDRF across our social channels, or have been speaking to any of our diligent advocates, you may have heard of Kids in the House. Curious as to what it is? And how you can support? Then read on! What is Kids in the House? Kids in the House is the […]
When Did You Last Have Your Eyes Checked?
The JDRF-led Type 1 Diabetes Clinical Research Network is currently recruiting for a study which could help reduce eye complications for people with type 1 diabetes. See full study details here, or email the FAME-1 study team at email@example.com.