$500,000 for Tb and diabetes study

The University of Otago's Centre for International Health has received a grant of about $NZ500,000 through the European Commission (EC), to research links between tuberculosis (Tb) and type 2 diabetes.

Stadium blue for diabetes

Forsyth Barr Stadium will give Dunedin residents the blues tonight.

Concern at coming diabetes epidemic

Concern at coming diabetes epidemic

The size of New Zealand's growing diabetes epidemic has often been underestimated, and its high costs could prove overwhelming, unless urgent action is taken, University of Otago researcher Dr Kirsten Coppell warns.

No fallout yet from glucose testing change

Any fallout from switching diabetics patients to new glucose-testing equipment "hasn't really hit yet", several weeks after the phasing-in period started, Diabetes Otago office manager Noeline Wedlock says.

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