News and Education for health professionals

This education module explores the pharmacological and non-pharamacological management of type 2 diabetes and its comorbities, with a focus on management options in patients with renal impairment.

Associate Professor Neale Cohen explores the appropriate management of diabetes in patients with renal impairment, providing advice on what can safely be prescribed and whether there are issues with certain...

This clinical audit aims to support a quality consultation that optimises control of asthma in a patient currently managed on a preventer medication.

Professor Manny Noakes examines Australians' intake of discretionary food, and just how much is too much.

Diabetes is the leading cause of kidney disease and approximately 1/3 of all people with diabetes will have Diabetic Kidney Disease (DKD).

Cow’s milk protein allergy in infants: Diagnosis and management in general practice

Cow's milk protein allergy (CMPA) is the leading cause of food allergy in children under 3, and renders affected infants unable to consume most commercially available baby formulas. This education covers the diagnosis of CMPA in infants, and outlines the available management methods.

Breaking the Silence – Talking to Patients About Weight Loss

Australia is one of the most overweight countries in the world, and this is leading to an increase in weight-related medical conditions. This education explores the current state of overweight and obesity in Australia, and outlines methods of fostering communication with patients to achieve behaviour change and weight loss.

Breastfeeding and Medication

Breastfeeding offers a variety of health benefits to infants, but there are often concerns about drug transfer from the mother to the infant through breast milk. This education discusses the safety of various classes of drugs for breastfeeding mothers, and outlines which medications require closer monitoring or are contraindicated.

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