Type 1 diabetes resources

Type 1 diabetes resources

ORGANISATIONS

Diabetes Australia
Diabetes Australia is the national body for people affected by all types of diabetes and those at risk.
National Diabetes Services Australia
An initiative of the Australian Government, set up to help diabetics understand and self-manage their life with the disease.
Diabetes NSW & ACT
Works proactively to improve the day-to-day lives of people living with diabetes.

VIDEOS

Differences Between Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes
Garvan's Dr Katherine Tonks talks about the differences between type 1 and type 2 diabetes.
Type 1 Diabetes and Islet Transplantation
A presentation by Prof Jenny Gunton, from Garvan's Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes Seminar.

NEWS

Type 1 diabetes: releasing the 'insulin handbrake'
A new therapeutic approach can enhance insulin secretion by the pancreas, and has the potential to improve islet cell transplants in individuals with type 1 diabetes
Improving life for those who suffer most from type 1 diabetes
A transplant procedure given only to those with Type 1 diabetes who pass out repeatedly from low blood sugar levels, or ‘hypos’, is likely to become much more effective as a result of a discovery made by a group of researchers from Garvan and the Westmead Islet Transplant Program.