Dr Tamara Power is a Senior Research Fellow in the Faculty of Healthy. In this blog, she reflects on her academic and professional journey.
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6 things to learn about diabetes on World Diabetes Day
Written by Ingrid Vennonen, Bachelor of Nursing (Graduate Entry) graduate (2017) Today is World Diabetes Day, created in 1991 by the International Diabetes Federation and the World Health Organization in response to growing concerns about the escalating health threat. Here’s six things to learn about on the birthday of Sir Frederick Banting (who co-discovered insulin along with CharlesContinue reading “6 things to learn about diabetes on World Diabetes Day”
Questions to ask yourself to prevent stroke and manage risk
Written by Ingrid Vennonen, Bachelor of Nursing (Graduate Entry) graduate (2017) Research shows women are more at risk than men to be affected by strokes and less likely to recover (Bushnell, C.D et al. 2009). These statistics may be due to women having a longer life expectancy than men. There is a higher incidence of having aContinue reading “Questions to ask yourself to prevent stroke and manage risk”
Carbohydrates and Common Sense
in the Dietary Management of Diabetes By Roslyn Smith Accredited Practicing Dietitian, 18 years Senior Diabetes Dietitian, 15 years What is the right diet for diabetes? Opinions abound! Sugar-free, paleo, low GI, low carb… Week by week the media churns out the latest dietary fads, leaving the average person with diabetes very confused. In the questContinue reading “Carbohydrates and Common Sense”