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.
A successful diabetes management program run by Flinders University in rural and remote Indigenous communities may soon link with a critical eye screening service.
Flinders medical scientist Associate Professor Damien Keating is the winner of the inaugural Leading Light Award from the Australian Society for Medical Research (SA).
Optometrists from Flinders University will soon be able to diagnose and manage eye diseases in rural and remote communities – all from the comfort of their computer chair.
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.
Flinders researchers are on a mission to find out how long-term steroid treatment for arthritis and pituitary tumours affect the body’s metabolic and cardiovascular mechanisms.
An internationally eminent researcher in the area of chronic disease prevention is to receive an honorary doctorate from Flinders University for his extensive research contributions to the University’s Greater Green Triangle University Department of Rural Health (GGT UDRH).
The global financial crisis has already had a devastating on business, banking and employment – but a drop in living standards is set to have a big impact on our health.