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Diabetes Action Month Sheds Light On Diabetes Distress And Raises Over $500K For People Living With Diabetes

Thursday, 10 December 2020, 2:44 pm | Diabetes New Zealand

Diabetes NZ’s annual Diabetes Action Month took place over the month of November, educating hundreds of thousands of New Zealanders about the emotional burden of living with diabetes. This year’s campaign theme of Love Don’t Judge encouraged New ... More >>

Diabetes Nurses Celebrated For World Diabetes Day

Friday, 13 November 2020, 12:24 pm | Diabetes New Zealand

This World Diabetes Day, the International Diabetes Federation (IDF) is celebrating the role of diabetes nurses and the role they play helping 460 million people worldwide understand and manage their diabetes. With the number of people living with diabetes ... More >>

Ground-Breaking Survey Uncovers Emotional And Mental Health Issues Faced By Kiwis With Diabetes

Sunday, 1 November 2020, 2:29 pm | Diabetes New Zealand

As New Zealand begins Diabetes Action Month, Kiwis are being asked to Love Don’t Judge as Diabetes NZ sheds light on the emotional burden of a chronic condition that affects quarter of a million of us. For the first time, a survey of people living ... More >>

Support to extend ban on sugary energy drinks

Thursday, 5 September 2019, 3:51 pm | Diabetes New Zealand

Diabetes New Zealand is welcoming the move by Countdown supermarkets to ban the sale of energy drinks to people under the age of 16. More >>

Thousands of Kiwi kids with diabetes missing out

Monday, 26 November 2018, 2:31 pm | Diabetes New Zealand

Diabetes New Zealand is calling on the government to fund continuous glucose monitors (CGMs) for people with type 1 diabetes. More >>

Inspiration to Live Well, Eat Well

Monday, 12 November 2018, 12:41 pm | Diabetes New Zealand

A new recipe book with a fresh take on healthy, tasty meals will make life much easier for the quarter of a million New Zealanders living with diabetes. More >>

Beyond Type 1 x Diabetes NZ - The Kiwis Are Taking Over!

Tuesday, 7 August 2018, 4:27 pm | Diabetes New Zealand

The Kiwis are taking over! This week, Beyond Type 1 and Diabetes New Zealand are joining forces to present the second annual Kiwi Takeover of Beyond Type 1 social media. So, if you’re seeing more than the average number of New Zealanders on your ... More >>

Clocking the Km’s for Kiwi Health

Monday, 6 August 2018, 11:57 am | Diabetes New Zealand

During July hundreds of people of all ages and stages of life walked, ran, cycled and rowed their way around New Zealand to raise awareness and much-needed funds for diabetes in the Cardio Kms for Diabetes challenge. More >>

Sugar tax will help stem the rising tide of type 2 diabetes

Tuesday, 10 July 2018, 4:31 pm | Diabetes New Zealand

Diabetes New Zealand strongly supports the recent call by DHB heads for New Zealand to introduce a sugar tax. More >>

Super stars step up for Diabetes NZ

Thursday, 1 February 2018, 3:30 pm | Diabetes New Zealand

Some of the country’s most famous faces and top business minds are stepping up to the plate this February for Diabetes New Zealand’s annual Fitbit MoveMeant Challenge. More >>

Women the focus of World Diabetes Day

Monday, 13 November 2017, 9:17 am | Diabetes New Zealand

Women are the focus of World Diabetes Day, Tuesday 14 November. Driven by the International Diabetes Federation, the day promotes action to confront diabetes as a global health issue. More >>

Athlete and teddy bear trekking NZ for Diabetes Action Month

Wednesday, 1 November 2017, 10:35 am | Diabetes New Zealand

Multisport athlete and Diabetes Ambassador Emily Wilson will be running, cycling, kayaking and rafting down the length of New Zealand for Diabetes Action Month this November. More >>

Diabetes Action Month is Here

Tuesday, 31 October 2017, 9:27 am | Diabetes New Zealand

This annual campaign raises awareness about diabetes, a disease that the Ministry of Health considers the “largest and fastest growing health issue we face in New Zealand”. Almost a quarter of a million New Zealanders have been diagnosed with ... More >>

Diabetes Action Month Highlights Different Types of Diabetes

Thursday, 26 October 2017, 10:06 am | Diabetes New Zealand

This November is Diabetes Action Month in New Zealand. This annual campaign aims to educate the public around diabetes as a major health issue that affects almost a quarter of a million New Zealanders. More >>

Diabetes Leading Cause Of Blindness – Take Control Now

Tuesday, 15 November 2016, 11:36 am | Diabetes New Zealand

Diabetes New Zealand is imploring Kiwis to have regular eye checks to reduce their risk of blindness. This Monday, November 14 is World Diabetes Day, with the theme Eyes on Diabetes . More >>

Diabetes Leading Cause of Blindness – Take Control Now

Sunday, 13 November 2016, 8:12 pm | Diabetes New Zealand

Media Release: Diabetes Leading Cause of Blindness – Take Control Now Inbox For Immediate Release Diabetes New Zealand is imploring Kiwis to have regular eye checks to reduce their risk of blindness. This Monday, November 14 is World Diabetes Day, ... More >>

Initiative to Combat NZ's Fastest-Growing Epidemic

Tuesday, 1 November 2016, 12:26 pm | Diabetes New Zealand

Diabetes New Zealand today marks the beginning of Diabetes Action Month by launching a comprehensive online support and self-management toolkit, to help address the nation’s fastest-growing health crisis. Twelve hundred people in New Zealand[i], on average, ... More >>

Diabetes New Zealand and Pita Pit plate up

Friday, 21 October 2016, 4:21 pm | Diabetes New Zealand

Diabetes New Zealand is delighted to announce a new partnership with Pita Pit NZ Ltd that will see both organisations dishing up aligned messages around the importance of healthier food choices. More >>

New Zealanders Implored to Own Up

Tuesday, 3 November 2015, 3:43 pm | Diabetes New Zealand

NEW ZEALANDERS IMPLORED TO OWN UP AND STEP UP TO COUNTRY’S FASTEST-GROWING HEALTH CRISIS More >>

Diabetes NZ welcomes new diabetes strategy

Friday, 16 October 2015, 3:39 pm | Diabetes New Zealand

Diabetes NZ welcomes new diabetes strategy Diabetes New Zealand welcomes the launch of a dedicated national diabetes plan to address one of New Zealand’s most serious health issues. Over a quarter of a million people have diabetes and this number is ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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