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Supplements vs. Foods

Supplements vs. Foods

For years, supplements or complimentary medicines have been used to assist certain health conditions or deficiencies, with over 60% of Australians using some type of supplement. In 2016, the complementary medicine industry had a reported revenue of $4.7 billion, up...

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Gestational Diabetes

Gestational Diabetes

Gestational diabetes is a type of diabetes that occurs during pregnancy. It is diagnosed when your body cannot cope with the extra demand for insulin production resulting in high blood sugar levels. This is normally temporary and, in most cases,...

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Children and Type 2 Diabetes

The common understanding of Type 2 diabetes is that it develops over a long period of time as the body becomes resistant to the normal effects of insulin. In some cases, this may also result in reduced insulin secretion and even progress to Latent autoimmune diabetes in Adults (LADA)(1), where over time the body also fails to produce a sufficient amount of insulin in the pancreas (similar to Type 1 diabetes(1). Although there is still...

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