Diabetes, diet for diabetes, dietitian, diabetes nutritionist, Sydney. Diabetes mellitus, or simply diabetes, is a group of metabolic diseases in which a person has high blood sugar, either because the pancreas does not produce enough insulin, or because cells do not respond to the insulin that is produced.
Recently it was NAIDOC week and it presents a good opportunity to raise awareness about the nutrition related challenges facing Indigenous people. For a long time, the serious health problems facing Indigenous Australians went unrecognised. Unfortunately there has been a rise in lifestyle related diseases and conditions in Indigenous people including obesity, type 2 diabetes, heart disease and renal disease. Such chronic diseases are common … [Read more...]