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Benefits of exercise depends on hours spent sitting: new review

The most comprehensive review of the effects of sedentary behaviour on health and risk of death has intensified the call to reduce time spent being sedentary as well as increasing physical activity.

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Web-based nutrition program transforms type 2 diabetes health

A low carbohydrate nutrition program delivered online has been shown to significantly improve blood sugar control in adults with type 2 diabetes.

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Australians living longer but dementia and Alzheimer’s a greater risk

A new IPAN-led analysis of Australia's disease burden reveals Australians are living six years longer than they were thirty years ago, but more people are being diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease and dementia.

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New study finds increasing health burden of type 2 diabetes in Australia

The prevalence of type 2 diabetes has tripled over the past 30 years in Australia, with increasing rates of disease complications placing a growing health burden on the population.

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Screening for vitamin C levels could improve diabetes outcomes

People with diabetes should be routinely screened for vitamin C deficiency as new research reveals it may help reduce the risk of complications from the disease.

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Small Steps for Big Changes – an intervention to help prevent type 2 diabetes

The implementation of an intervention for people at risk of type 2 diabetes will make a valuable contribution to diabetes prevention.

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Food and drinks are getting sweeter. Even if it’s not all sugar, it’s bad for our health

New IPAN research shows the amount of added sugars and non-nutritive sweeteners in packaged foods and drinks has grown a lot over the last decade, which is leading to a broad range of consequences, as our experts explain in The Conversation.

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Heart Foundation funding for IPAN research projects

Two IPAN researchers have been awarded funding for their projects as part of a new $13.9 million Heart Foundation research funding package.

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Can vitamin C be used to fight type 2 diabetes?

New therapies are being explored to help manage type 2 diabetes and reduce its associated health and economic burdens.

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Small but mighty: The importance of the microvasculature for exercise and metabolism

The smallest blood vessels in our body, often called the microvasculature, are just as important as larger arteries or the heart when it comes to maintaining health and preventing conditions such as cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes.

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