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Eye Doctor - Kevin Harber - Flickr
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Experts in Indigenous eye health are calling for the Government to invest an extra $70 million to close...

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples,  health professionals and other community members are invited to keep having their...

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Diabetes Australia has warned up to half a million Australians could have type two diabetes without being aware...

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An Indigenous health program in Queensland could be forced to close its doors after 21 years when federal...

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Queensland Independent member for Cook Billy Gordon says the slow pace of adopting Aboriginal community controlled health services...

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As the Royal Commission into the Protection and Detention of children in the Northern Territory continues to hear...

Petrol Pump _ Waiting for the plane whilst skydiving, that's… _ Flickr
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A new report by the Menzies School of Health Research highlights the success of Low Aromatic Fuel in...

Pormpuraaw Healthy Kids Healthy Teeth Program Apunipima - Fiona Millard
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A remote community in northern Queensland has celebrated Children’s Day and Dental Health Week simultaneously, with the launch...

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The South Australian government has committed to meeting the costs of treatment for a planned renal dialysis centre...

This was the first time I tried a home hemoglobon A1C test, the one that gives an overall reading on my blood sugars for the past 3 months.

Previously getting a result meant going to my doctor and/or a lab, and waiting for the results... with this one, I can do it at home and get a reading in 5 minutes.

Now I need to amp up my exercise and try to get that number below 7.0
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More than 4400 diabetes-related amputations are performed in Australia every year, most of which are preventable, according to...