Fact sheets and other links

The Australian Diabetes Risk (AUSDRISK) Assessment Tool 
To find out your risk of developing type 2 diabetes within the next five years, complete the ten short questions in the AUSDRISK Tool.

Diabetes and your health fact sheet
A fact sheet by Baker IDI Heart and Diabetes Institute.

Shape Up Australia 
Keep an eye out for the Shape Up Australia brand when looking for healthy lifestyle information, programs or services near you. All Shape Up Australia branded activities are evidence-based, meaning you can have confidence in the advice and support you receive. 

Resistance training - health benefits - Better Health Channel
Resistance training is based on the principle that muscles of the body will work to overcome a resistance force when required to do so. Physical and mental health benefits of resistance training include improved muscle strength and tone, healthy weight, increased bone density and strength.

Chronic illness - Better Health Channel
Chronic illness means the illness is long term. A chronic illness can be stressful and may change the way a person lives and how they relate to others. It is important to speak to a doctor or health care provider for help in dealing with a chronic illness.

10 tips to help prevent type 2 diabetes - Better Health Channel
10 tips to help prevent type 2 diabetes

Arthritis and exercise - Better Health Channel
Exercise can have many benefits for people with arthritis. Regular gentle physical activity can reduce some of the symptoms of arthritis, and improve joint mobility and strength. Helpful exercises may include warm-water exercise, tai chi, dancing, swimming, walking and chair exercises.

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8/05/2018

Every cancer patient should be prescribed exercise medicine

Every four minutes someone in Australia is diagnosed with cancer. Only one in ten of those diagnosed will exercise enough during and after their treatment. But every one of those patients would benefit from exercise. Read more

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Carbohydrates and Glycaemic Index

Understanding how quickly different carbohydrate foods are digested is important for managing your blood glucose levels. Read more