Many couples share exercise, eating and weight patterns. Families of women with gestational diabetes and gestational hypertension more likely to develop Type 2 diabetes in the future.
A small patch allows people with diabetes to measure their blood glucose levels easily. But this technology isn't currently subsidised, so many everyday Australians who could benefit are missing out.
New research shows that eating a low-carbohydrate breakfast both reduces sugar spikes in the morning and reduces cravings for sweet foods in the evening, in people with Type 2 diabetes.
Lipids in the so-called superfood reduce a central driver of the inflammation associated with type 2 diabetes.
Losing just 5% of weight in people newly diagnosed with diabetes can reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease.
The holy month of Ramadan begins on Sunday night. This can present a challenge for Muslim people with type 2 diabetes who want to fast but can't necessarily do so safely.
We blame electronic devices for our increasingly sedentary behaviours. So why not harness them to study our movement patterns and tackle urgent health crises?
Brief exposure to a family of chemicals used as flame retardants early in life can permanently alter fat levels in the blood and liver, raising the risk of liver cancer and heart disease.
If any other condition affected as many children and contributed to as many long-term health problems as obesity does, we would have had an action plan long ago. But it's not too late to start.
Direct-to-consumer genetic testing company 23andMe is now offering a new 'polygenic risk score' that reveals your risk of developing Type 2 diabetes. Does it work? Are our family physicians ready?
Most diabetic assessment of the eyes concentrates on retina health, but for type 2 sufferers, dry eye disease could be far more concerning.
Global experts warn that excessive screen time increases the risk of obesity, low physical fitness, anxiety and depression.
The Gila monster gave humans a treatment for diabetes. What other medical miracles are we losing by failing to protect wildlife and ecosystems?
What contributes most to being at high risk of diabetes – diet, genes or something else? Big research questions need robust research approaches, so let's break it down.
A key part of preventing secondary medical problems from diabetes involves glucose monitoring. For National Diabetes Month, a researcher describes her work on a self-powered monitor.
Recent research suggests that biomarkers for dairy fat are inversely associated with the risk of developing type 2 diabetes.
Milk may be good for you, but perhaps not as good as recent headlines have suggested.
Your weight during your youth could have an effect on your heart for the rest of your life.
The diabetes epidemic can be fought through new therapies, prevention programmes and effective junk food legislation.
Nutrition expert – sugar does not cause type 2 diabetes on its own.