Diabetes

Low-fat yoghurt may reduce diabetes risk

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Kate Hagan Eating low-fat yoghurt can reduce the risk of developing type-2 diabetes by almost a third, a new study has shown.

Sugar shock

The diabetes time bomb

Time bomb

Thea O'connor Australia will soon have a new number one killer, and we can't ignore it.

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Eats to beat diabetes

Michael Moore's citrus and poppy seed cake.

Chef Michael Moore's family recipes make carbohydrate exchanges easy.

Diabetes risk from dining out

Jill Stark and Elise Dalley A GOURMET meal may be as bad for you as a Big Mac, according to diabetes researchers who are alarmed at the rise in young men diagnosed with the disease.

$5m boost for diabetes research

Amy Corderoy THERE are hopes Australia could become a world leader in diabetes treatment after the announcement last night of the establishment of a $5 million chair of diabetes research at the University of...

Diabetes drug's heart risk to be reviewed

THE diabetes drug Avandia will be reviewed in Australia after regulators withdrew it from the European market.

Diet low in kilojoules 'reverses' diabetes

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Jane Kirby and Hugh Macknight LONDON: People with type 2 diabetes could reverse their condition by following a very low-kilojoule diet, according to new research in Britain.

Diabetes rate soars in poorer areas

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Erik Jensen THE rate of diabetes has increased by up to 40 per cent over five years in coastal retirement areas of NSW and has reached worryingly high levels in western Sydney - areas of the state least able to...

Diabetes vaccine moves a step closer

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Kate Hagan Melbourne researchers are a step nearer to developing a vaccine for type 1 diabetes, after showing that a nasal spray can stop the body's immune system from attacking insulin-producing cells.

Strong at every age

Why everyone should 'bulk up'

Paula Goodyer If you still see exercise as an optional extra, not a health essential, science is finding more reasons to change your mind - including new research that suggests strong muscles are good medicine.

Why muscles make good medicine

Weights

Paula Goodyer If you think exercise is an optional extra, this could change your mind

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Calories and kilojoules

Are kilojoule counts on fast food helping us eat better?

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Paula Goodyer The hope is that we're getting a better grasp of how many kJs we need each day - and which foods make us overshoot the mark

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Are you obese on the inside?

Dessert

Sarah Berry You might be the envy of your mates as you make a meal out of meat pies and Messina while still slipping into your skinny jeans.

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Building blocks for healthy eating

Mouse eating cheese of the trap

Nicky Phillips Australian researchers are leading a rethink on what a balanced diet really means.

Healthy blood pressure plan

Taking the pressure off

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Paula Goodyer Why detoxing the shopping trolley can improve your blood pressure.

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High-protein diet a factor in shorter life

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Nicky Phillips High-protein, Atkins-style diets may keep you leaner but they are unlikely to help you live longer.

In the name of science

What’s the man behind the 5:2 diet going to eat next?

What's Your Body Hiding? pics, Michael Mosely

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Harry Wallop Having made a name experimenting on himself, TV presenter Michael Mosley is pushing himself to the limit for science – or, as far as his wife can stand.

Take the pressure off

Paula Goodyer When it comes to life ambitions, it's often marriage, having kids, financial security and career success that come top of the list.

Diet research

Why nutrition is so confusing

Food

Gary Taubes Before I make another dietary resolution, I’d like to know that what I believe I know about a healthy diet is really so. Is that too much to ask?

Prophetic words

John Yudkin: the man who tried to warn us about sugar

Sugar

Julia Llewellyn Smith A British professor's 1972 book about the dangers of sugar is now seen as prophetic. Then why did it lead to the end of his career?

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