Conquering the fear of needles

Flinders University Nursing student Ahmad Hasyim, an Indonesian who says the fear of needles is particularly strong back home, is fighting back against that fear.

Low dose steroids linked to diabetes

Anti-inflammatory steroids are known to increase the risk of diabetes in high doses, but now researchers from Flinders University have discovered a link between low dose steroids and diabetes.

Thin people get diabetes too

Pointing the finger at fat as the major or sole contributor to contracting type 2 diabetes is misleading and wrongly promotes the idea that the condition is entirely self-induced, research at Flinders has found.

Flinders researcher a Leading Light

Flinders medical scientist Associate Professor Damien Keating is the winner of the inaugural Leading Light Award from the Australian Society for Medical Research (SA).

Indigenous health’s holistic success

A new report shows personal care plans based on a client’s own goals, along with structured systems of support for self-management, are two of the most effective strategies to manage chronic health conditions in Aboriginal communities.