Researchers at Griffith University will undertake a comprehensive assessment of nerve function of people with diabetes to learn more about the onset of peripheral neuropathy. Neuropathy is the highest reported complication of diabetes worldwide. The most common form of neuropathy is distal symmetrical neuropathy. It causes significant suffering, including loss of sensation in the feet […]
The grant follows a previous five-year grant Dr Ball received from the same organisation, the first time a dietitian had received funding in its history.
A new Griffith University study will test a novel way to manage exercise for people suffering from diabetic neuropathy using digital technology, wearable devices and exercise counselling. Diabetic neuropathy is one of the most common long-term complications of diabetes. Symptoms develop gradually and can be painful (e.g. aching, shooting pain or sensitivity to touch) or […]
Helping women with Type 2 diabetes to undertake a more healthy lifestyle is the aim of a wellness program developed by Griffith University, and is timely for this week’s National Diabetes Week 2017.
Griffith University has attracted a scientist with expertise in antibacterial discovery and insulin signalling to head its world-renowned Eskitis Institute for Drug Discovery. New Director, Professor Jennifer Martin, with a 20 year career in research, is an ARC Laureate Fellow and Queensland Smart Women Smart State Award Winner. She says she is very proud to […]
A Griffith University and Gold Coast Health program to help teenagers with diabetes better manage their condition has seen success on the Gold Coast.