Diabetes Management Journal Digital Library

Diabetes Management Journal is produced by The Tangello Group on behalf of Diabetes Australia. This publication is mailed Australian GPs, Endocrinologists and Diabetes Australia Health Professionals. The digital publication is sent to Diabetes Nurse Educators (ADEA), Pharmacy Guild of Australia members and Australian Practice Nurses Australia (APNA). 

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Diabetes Management Journal February 20 coverDiabetes Management Journal February 2020

  • Skin Deep - dermatologists discuss T1D and T2D
  • Diabetes of the exocrine pancreas - what you need to know
  • Too much medicine - polypharmacy and deprescribing
  • Long-term doctoring - the emotional challenges
  • Coeliac disease & diabetes - gluten-free options
  • Slow exercise: why tai chi?
  • Point of view - diabetes remission at last
  • PLUS: Editor's final reflections, Novel insulin compound, Quit the cigs and gain the weight

Nov 19 coverDiabetes Management Journal November 2019

  • Gestational Diabetes - diagnosing, testing & managing
  • Living Evidence - overcoming outdated diabetes guidelines
  • PULL OUT GUIDE for T2D glucose medication decisions
  • Free Exercise Programs - no gym fees required
  • Residential Aged Care - translating guidelines into practice
  • Reality Check: Managing T2D in group homes
  • Food Stuff: Diabetes & The Gut Microbiome
  • PLUS: The DIRECT trial & diabetes remission, Diabetes inventor paid his dues, Fatty Liver marker not so useful, Intensive glucose management: outcomes 5, 10 and 15 years later.

Aug 19 coverDiabetes Management Journal August 2019

  • Diabetic Kidney Disease - a practical approach
  • How Depression and Anxiety Interact with Diabetes
  • PULL OUT TABLE - The New Injectables for Diabetes
  • Injection Perfection - technique matters for optimal diabetes management
  • Late-onset T1D - more common than you think
  • Reality Check: Why this GP doesn't like Glucose Tolerance Tests
  • Patient Point-of-View: T1D couldn't stop my father Prof. Geoff Harcourt, AC
  • Food Stuff: Non-hungry eating
  • PLUS: Diagnosing diabetes in Australian general practice, Proteinuria or retinopathy? Worry about amputation, An extraordinary legal precedent.

Diabetes Management Journal May 2019 edition coverDiabetes Management Journal May 2019

  • The Older Person - diabetes management tips
  • Continuous Glucose Monitoring - what you need to know
  • DIY Pancreas - staying one loop ahead of the regulators
  • High Intensity Interval Training - rethinking an old idea
  • Blood Pressure - new evidence, new targets
  • Patient Point of View: The GP with T1D who built his own loop
  • Food Stuff:  A peek inside our dietitian's toolkit
  • PLUS: Proactive diabetes hospital admissions,
    Is vitamin C a hypoglycaemic?, Insulin - pump or injections in kids?


Diabetes Management Journal February 19 Edition coverDiabetes Management Journal February 2019

  • Obesity Management - a quintessentially GP issue.
  • Diabetes on Steroids - why corticosteroids are bad and what do do about it.
  • Annual Diabetes Checks - a (very) practical guide.
  • Self Monitoring in T2D - it seems obvious - but it's not.
  • Managing Sick Days - a pull-out guide to managing diabetes during illness
  • Ketogenic Diets - where's the evidence in diabetes?
  • Reality Check - an island, a rural town and a mega-city
  • PLUS: Addison's disease in T1D, Gestational diabetes threshold questioned,
    Reducing diabetes-related vision loss, Patient point-of-view


 Nov18 coverDiabetes Management Journal November 2018

  • Cardiovascular screening - can we look too hard?
  • Preventing heart attacks - the list of interventions that actually work.
  • Polycystic Ovaries - authors of the new guideline talk diabetes management.
  • New diabetes medications - which T2D agents prevent cardiovascular deaths?
  • Fit for it - the 'HANDI' guide to exercising with cadiovascular disease.
  • Making 'adherence' irrelevant - why won't we take our medicine?
  • Reality Check - overweight Aussie kids.
  • 'I had a baby one week, a heart attack the next'.
  • Plus: Sugar wars - more tax anyone?, The hot water balloon 'diabetes cure', Diabulimia: witholding insulin to lose weight, Are chairs making us sick?


Diabetes Management Journal August 2018Diabetes Management Journal August 2018

  • Starting Insulin - How to prescribe those first few doses
  • Managing Hypoglycaemia - get out of trouble fast
  • Exercising safely on Insulin
  • Chaos! A GP's approach to helping vulnerable people
  • Poverty & Diabetes - Tailoring medical management to human circumstance
  • Fear the Lows - How fear of hypos changed one mother's life
  • It's Artificial - Are sugar substitutes healthy?
  • Plus: TGA Warning - SGLT2s & euglycaemic ketoacidosis, Supplmenents - oils an't oils!, Deep brain stimulation improves diabetes, Preserve Sight Program


Diabetes Management Journal May 2018 cover

Diabetes Management Journal May 2018

  • Surgical Weight Loss - Expensive, risky...but probably worth it.
  • T2D Medication Overview - the independent evidence behind every medication
  • PULL OUT (PRINT OFF) chart - Hypoglycaemics at a glance
  • Cheap Eats - nutritious meals on a shoestring budget
  • Unashamedly Metformin - 60 years old and still kicking goals
  • Diabetes in the Immigrant Population - A GP reflects
  • It's Complicated - Exercise doesn't stop when diabetes complications start
  • The Day My Stomach Shrank - being on the receiving end of bariatric surgery is no picnic
  • Plus: GLP-1 and SGLT-2 are A-OK, The artificial pancreas - still room for improvement, Diabetes group support on facebook, A night owl's lament


Diabetes Management Journal February 2018 coverDiabetes Management Journal February 2018

  • Practical Management of Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Sleep Apnoea & Diabetes -the association is more than just obesity
  • Smart Meters - what makes some smarter than others?
  • The 5:2 Question - Do fasting diets help diabetes?
  • My Brush with Blindness - a patient's point of view
  • A GP's approach to diabetes in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
  • Pre-Pregnancy Planning - preparation makes all the difference
  • Getting Off the Couch - how to move the hard-to-motivate
  • Plus: Remarkable results from GP-led diet, Cataracts twice as common with diabetes, Shakeup for diabetes tests, Too many big babies? Psychological glucose treatment?


Diabetes Management Journal September 2017 coverDiabetes Management Journal September 2017

  • The Facts Behind the Artificial Pancreas
  • Diabetes and Emotional Health - an extract from the new NDSS handbook
  • Plant Based Diets - the evidence supporting the benefits of weight loss
  • Sarcopenia - The relationship between diabetes and muscle mass, strenght and performance
  • How To Incorporate a Diabetes Educator into a GP Practice
  • Living with a Smart Pump - a patient's point of view
  • Plus: The impact of hypos, Imatinib may slow new onset T1D, Risk of diabetic ketoacidosis after initiation of an SGLT2 inhibitor, Glycaemic control and weight loss with semaglutide in T2D, The NADC support for GPs explained



 Diabetes Management Journal June 2017 coverDiabetes Management Journal June 2017

  • Managing Diabetic Foot Syndrome
  • Continuous Glucose Monitoring - the technology and NDSS eligibility criteria explained
  • Bread & Weight Loss - A dietetic review
  • Ramadan: Fasting & Feasting - Diabetes implications and clinical management
  • A GP's perspective - wholistic diabetes care
  • Tech & Apps - help for silver surfers manaing their diabetes
  • Too busy for diabetes - a patient's point of view
  • Running on Empty - T2D exercise is not a one size fits all