1. Aboriginal women with gestational diabetes at increased risk of developing type 2 form, new research shows

    Aboriginal women with gestational diabetes at increased risk of developing type 2 form, new research shows

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    New research, led by Darwin's Menzies School of Health Research, shows that Aboriginal women who had gestational diabetes during pregnancy, will have a one-in-four chance of developing type 2 diabetes within two and a half years after giving birth.

  2. Media Release | Gestational diabetes an important indicator of developing type 2 diabetes for Aboriginal women

    Media Release | Gestational diabetes an important indicator of developing type 2 diabetes for Aboriginal women

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    A new study has found that Aboriginal women with gestational diabetes (GDM) are at an increased risk of developing type 2 diabetes within a short timeframe after pregnancy than non-Indigenous women.

  3. The Australian | Spotlight on Indigenous diabetes crisis

    The Australian | Spotlight on Indigenous diabetes crisis

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    A new study has found Indigenous children in Northern Australia suffer youth-onset type two diabetes at rates at least 10 times higher than previously thought, and possibly above those anywhere else in the world.

  4. Diabetes in poverty-stricken pregnant women in the NT, highest in the world

    Diabetes in poverty-stricken pregnant women in the NT, highest in the world

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    Researcher and lead author Dr Matthew Hare said, for these women, poverty stricken and living in some of the most isolated regions of Australia, fresh and healthy food is often not for sale where they live or it is unaffordable.

  5. $5.6m on health research

    $5.6m on health research

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    Health Minister Greg Hunt Says Federal Government will invest $5.6 million in the NT for medical research.

  6. Q&A with Menzies endocrinologist, Professor Louise Maple-Brown

    Q&A with Menzies endocrinologist, Professor Louise Maple-Brown

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    Prof Louise Maple-Brown discusses new diabetes guidelines during COVID-19.

  7. In remote communities, where more health workers are needed, chronic disease is rising

    In remote communities, where more health workers are needed, chronic disease is rising

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    The community's battle is an example of what Menzies diabetes researcher Louise Maple-Brown says is a growing problem in the Northern Territory.

  8. Mix 104.9 | Diabetes Symposium in Darwin

    Mix 104.9 | Diabetes Symposium in Darwin

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    This is the seventh annual gathering of diabetes researchers, health workers and stakeholders to discuss a ‘lifecourse approach’ to preventing and managing diabetes.

  9. NT News | Diabetes given centre stage

    NT News | Diabetes given centre stage

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    Menzies School of Health Research will host diabetes experts and health professional from across Northern Australia.

  10. Media Alert | Health experts in Darwin to discuss diabetes in pregnancy

    Media Alert | Health experts in Darwin to discuss diabetes in pregnancy

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    Menzies - Diabetes across the Lifecourse: Northern Australia Partnership – Annual Educational Symposium on Friday, 27 September.

  11. Sport a boost to Menzies Indigenous health research

    Sport a boost to Menzies Indigenous health research

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    Charles Darwin University E-news | Issue 2 Monday, 01 April 2019

  12. COAG Health Council | Communiqué 8 March 2019

    COAG Health Council | Communiqué 8 March 2019

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    The Federal, state and territory Health Ministers met in Adelaide at the COAG Health Council to discuss a range of national health issues.

  13. Metformin appears safe in treating hyperglycemia during pregnancy

    Metformin appears safe in treating hyperglycemia during pregnancy

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    Among indigenous and nonindigenous women in Australia, the use of metformin in treating hyperglycemic conditions during pregnancy, does not lead to serious adverse events.

  14. Medical Republic | Alarming rates of T2 diabetes in our young indigenous

    Medical Republic | Alarming rates of T2 diabetes in our young indigenous

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    Ten years after the “Closing the Gap” targets were laid out, a health disaster is emerging.

  15. NACCHO Aboriginal Health | #Obesity #Diabetes News

    NACCHO Aboriginal Health | #Obesity #Diabetes News

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    Type 2 Diabetes is a particular concern as there is a global trend of increasing numbers of young people being diagnosed, there is limited data available in Australia but anecdotally numbers are rising rapidly amongst young Indigenous Australians.

  16. Intervention needed to reduce Type 2 Diabetes in young Indigenous Australians

    Intervention needed to reduce Type 2 Diabetes in young Indigenous Australians

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    Researchers are calling for immediate action to reduce the risk of obesity and diabetes in Indigenous children and young people.

  17. Diabetes project | Cairns Post

    Diabetes project | Cairns Post

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    A PROJECT aimed at improving health outcomes, systems of care and services for women with diabetes in pregnancy, has made its way to the Far North.

  18. Newsletter June 2017

    Newsletter June 2017

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  19. Cherie Whitbread 2017 Midwife of the Year

    Cherie Whitbread 2017 Midwife of the Year

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    Cherie Whitbread received the award of 2017 Nurse/Midwife of the Year! Picture: Justin Kennedy NT News

  20. New research may help break the cycle of intergenerational diabetes

    New research may help break the cycle of intergenerational diabetes

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    New research, at Menzies within the NT Diabetes in Pregnancy Partnership Project led by Associate Professor Louise Maple-Brown will be funded by Diabetes Australia. Researches will investigate the barriers to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander mothers accessing optimal healthcare during pregnancy and may help to address the intergenerational cycle of diabetes.

  21. TerritoryQ: Dedicated Life, Assoc Prof Louise Maple-Brown

    TerritoryQ: Dedicated Life, Assoc Prof Louise Maple-Brown

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    A/Prof Louise Maple-Brown is dedicating her life to a grim epidemic - diabetes among Indigenous people. She particularly focuses on diabetes in pregnant women.

  22. NHMRC fellowship snapshot: Associate Professor Louise Maple-Brown

    NHMRC fellowship snapshot: Associate Professor Louise Maple-Brown

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    Menzies’ Associate Professor Louise Maple-Brown was recently awarded a Practitioner Fellowship as part of the National Health and Medical Research Council’s latest multi-million dollar funding round.

  23. Specialists calls for greater focus on diabetes in pregnancy this National Diabetes Week

    Specialists calls for greater focus on diabetes in pregnancy this National Diabetes Week

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    To mark National Diabetes Week 2014 (13-19 July), one of Australia’s leading diabetes specialists has called for greater awareness about the importance of early screening for high-risk women in order to diagnose type 2 diabetes in pregnancy.