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YOU’RE NOT ALONE About 280 Aussies de­velop di­a­betes ev­ery day – one per­son ev­ery five min­utes. And for ev­ery four peo­ple di­ag­nosed, some­one else is liv­ing with di­a­betes but doesn’t know. The longer di­a­betes goes un­di­ag­nosed, the more it can im­pact your over­all health.


IT'S YOUR MOVE Con­tin­u­ing or start­ing reg­u­lar phys­i­cal ac­tiv­ity will help lower your short- and long-term BGLs and can also help cer­tain di­a­betes med­i­ca­tions work more ef­fec­tively. Plus, along with a healthy diet, los­ing weight – as lit­tle as 5 per cent of your body weight – can also have a pos­i­tive im­pact.


WE’RE HERE Won­der­ing where to start? Com­bined with ad­vice from your health­care team, you’ve made a great first step. In this (and ev­ery!) is­sue of Di­a­betic Liv­ing, you’ll find prac­ti­cal, help­ful ad­vice, ex­pert re­sponses to ques­tions that might sound fa­mil­iar and a whole heap of healthy recipes.

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