News: Type 2 diabetes
Diabetes SA has awarded $200,000 in funding to researchers from the University of Adelaide to help with the early detection of diabetes in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and to help control blood glucose in people with type 2 diabetes.
University of Adelaide researchers have warned that too many people are either unknowingly living with diabetes, at significant risk of developing the life-threatening condition, or simply ignoring the obvious warning signs – and may be setting themselves up for serious and debilitating illness down the track.
Deadly vascular problems are common for people with type 2 diabetes. In this month’s Research Tuesday’s lecture, the University of Adelaide’s Khalia Primer will talk about her research into finding out the underlying reasons why so many T2D sufferers experience complications.
The largest investigation of testosterone treatment ever undertaken has shown that, over and above the effect of a lifestyle program, treatment with testosterone prevents or reverses newly diagnosed type 2 diabetes in men.