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August 2022

Diabetes Stigma Predicts Higher HbA1c Levels in Australian Adolescents With Type 1 Diabetes

Adolescents with Type 1 diabetes (T1D) often need to undertake self-management tasks in public or disclose their diagnosis to others. Therefore, they may be subjected to negative reactions from the public, known as enacted stigma.

Diabetes (Type 1) Published research Diabetes and Obesity
September 2022

Healthy and Sustainable Diet Index: Development, Application and Evaluation Using Image-Based Food Records

There are limited methods to assess how dietary patterns adhere to a healthy and sustainable diet. The aim of this study was to develop a theoretically derived Healthy and Sustainable Diet Index.

Published research Early Childhood Development Nutrition Diabetes and Obesity
August 2022

The Impact of the Metabolic Syndrome and Its Components on Resting Energy Expenditure

We determined whether metabolic syndrome (MetS) and the increasing number of its components influenced the resting energy expenditure (REE).

Diabetes (Type 1) Published research Diabetes and Obesity
September 2022

The Cost of Control: Cost-effectiveness Analysis of Hybrid Closed-Loop Therapy in Youth

Hybrid closed-loop (HCL) therapy is an efficacious management strategy for young people with type 1 diabetes. However, high costs prevent equitable access. We thus sought to evaluate the cost-effectiveness of HCL therapy compared with current care among young people with type 1 diabetes in Australia.

Diabetes (Type 1) Published research Diabetes and Obesity Subsite: Diabetes