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Diabetes funding a WIN for Gympie kids

It’s National Diabetes Week, and in celebration we look back to March when Wishlist funded more than $8 thousand towards glucose monitoring equipment for families in Gympie and surrounding areas. Thanks to the Children’s Hospital Foundation Woolworths Wall Token Appeal, the equipment can help families adjust to their new lifestyle after their child is diagnosed…

Dietician leads ground-breaking diabetes research

Between five and 10 per cent of pregnant women will develop gestational diabetes. It’s a statistic Sunshine Coast Clinical Dietitian Nina Meloncelli hopes to better understand and have a role in managing. The PhD candidate is at the forefront of research into the condition which occurs during pregnancy and can lead to an increased risk…