How to manage Christmas day carb counting with Type 1 Diabetes

Christmas day is a tricky day for anyone with dietary needs, but diabetes in particular. The unpredictability of food, alcohol, heat (in the southern hemisphere at least!), spontaneous Christmas backyard cricket or beach swims make it near impossible to keep your Blood Glucose Levels (BGLs) smooth.


New COVID-19 Medicare funding for Telehealth, what does this mean for Credentialled Diabetes Educators (CDEs) and Australian’s living with diabetes?

Telehealth is by no means a new concept for patients living with diabetes in Australia, and CDEs have been advocating to endorse Telehealth to be an equitable means of service delivery, for quite some time. Telehealth is often an integral component of care for a person’s diabetes management, however never before have patients been able to claim Medicare rebates on these services, until now…

Low Carb Snacks

Low carb snacks

It’s always useful to have a few snack ideas up your sleeve or snacks on hand that you can take a break with carb counting and even legitimately not having to take an insulin dose for. Thankfully there are some healthy and nutritious foods out there which make great low carb snack options! Vegetables are mostly low carbohydrates including cherry…


Covid-19 Advice

[This blog provides general information and discussions about health and related subjects. The information and other content provided in this blog, or in any linked materials, are not intended and should not be construed as medical advice, nor is the information a substitute for professional medical expertise or treatment. The information was last updated on 30 March 2020] A Quick…


Managing Covid-19

Many of our patients are understandably concerned about the Coronavirus. It’s important to take this situation seriously and follow the advice of our public health professionals to slow down the transmission of this illness and ensure we have the capacity to care for those most seriously affected by it. [This blog provides general information and discussions about health and related…

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