How To Become a Credentialled Diabetes Educator (CDE) in Australia

If you’re a dietitian with a taste for Diabetes management, you may have considered becoming a Credentialled Diabetes Educator (CDE)… But do you really know what it takes to become one? We wrote this blog for any dietitians out there who would like to dig deeper into the world of Diabetes and be able to […]

Low Down on Diets for Type 2 Diabetes

As dietitians, we can play a significant role in helping those with newly diagnosed Diabetes as well as those who have had the condition for many years. Given the progressive nature of the condition, we must remain a key part of the client’s ongoing care so we can provide optimal management. Whilst there is not […]

Research Topic: The Cardio-Protective Benefits of Glucose-Lowering Agents

Glucose-Lowering Agents

As dietitians, it is important that we are aware of what medication our clients are on and how the medication functions in order to advocate for reviews of treatment as required. This is particularly important due to the progressive nature of chronic health diseases and the presence of associated co-morbidities. For this research topic, we are […]

Diabetes Management Improved by Weekly Nutrition Education

Diabetes Management

New research points to nutritional education and dietary changes as best for Diabetes management, rather than just prescription medication according to a study published in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Researchers from the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine held free nutrition classes in their offices after working hours for groups of […]

Chromium Supplementation May Reduce Risk of Type 2 Diabetes

Type 2 Diabetes

Everybody wants a quick fix with nutrition. These easy options rarely exist, but in terms of managing or reducing the risk of Type 2 Diabetes, chromium supplementation may be an option that provides benefits without taking much willpower. A review of 25 RCTs found that on average, Chromium supplementation reduced HbA1C by 0.55% and fasting […]