December 14, 2019
Extracting an anti-diabetic from the humble lupin

Extracting an anti-diabetic from the humble lupin

Diabetes, the world’s costliest disease. A global pandemic afflicting more than 422-million people, most of whom suffer from Type-2 diabetes linked to lifestyle factors such as diet. Gamma-conglutin, a naturally-occurring protein derived from lupins, has been shown to have a glucose lowering action, potentially making it effective against diabetes and pre-diabetes. However, extracting the protein […]

The Charles Perkins Centre: easing the burden of diabetes, obesity and cardiovascular disease

The Charles Perkins Centre: easing the burden of diabetes, obesity and cardiovascular disease

My name is Professor Stephen Simpson and I lead the Charles Perkins Centre. A multidisciplinary research and education initiative based here at the University of Sydney in Australia. In this visionary initiative, we’ve brought together more than a thousand researchers, educators and practitioners from a wide range of disciplines together with a single aim: to […]

Surgery on Extreme Hole in Diabetic Foot with Neuropathy: Can Toe Bro Help Close the Hole?

Surgery on Extreme Hole in Diabetic Foot with Neuropathy: Can Toe Bro Help Close the Hole?

>Today’s treatment can vary.>>After this treatment,>Yes.>>When can I go to work?>You can go right back to work.>>Oh, really?>Yeah, yeah. The only difference what we’re doing today is we’re cleaning up the wound. We’re making it healthier,>>Okay.>So that way it can heal better.>So not only are we gonna remove the dead skin, but we’re gonna give […]

DIABETES | Why Should You Start Cycling? | AXA Research Fund

DIABETES | Why Should You Start Cycling? | AXA Research Fund

“Cycling is great low impact exercise You can burn calories without feeling like you’re working too hard” A 30 minute cycle commute means an average loss of 7kgs per year “Cycling can help beat obesity which can help beat Type 2 diabetes” AXA Research Fund Supporting research to make people’s lives healthier and safer