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  1. 13 March 2024 - Health & Wellbeing

    Could your GP prescribe a Parkrun instead of a pill?

    ‘Social prescribing’ helps medical professionals connect patients to non-medical services that can benefit their health, says University of Melbourne expert

  2. 11 November 2021 - Health & Wellbeing

    Is treating obesity the future of managing type 2 diabetes?

    Type 2 diabetes doesn't have to be progressive, but weight management must become a primary goal to optimise its treatment says University of Melbourne expert.

  3. 21 May 2021 - Health & Medicine

    How do we overcome two global health pandemics?

    As the world rolls out COVID-19 vaccines, the obesity pandemic remains – but new University of Melbourne research into the Yap protein may help to change that.

  4. 3 September 2020 - Health & Wellbeing

    Q&A: A new way to treat type 2 diabetes?

    The discovery of how a key protein works to reduce blood glucose levels could lead to a more effective type 2 diabetes drug, say University of Melbourne experts

  5. 1 May 2019 - Health & Wellbeing

    Different fat cell types may be key to obesity

    University of Melbourne-led research discovers fat cells aren't all the same – some release fat, some help to burn fat, and the balance may influence obesity.

  6. 27 November 2018 - Health & Wellbeing

    Personalising blood sugar targets

    University of Melbourne researchers have developed a tool to help GPs set personalised blood sugar targets and medication plans for type 2 diabetes patients.

  7. 28 January 2016 - Health & Wellbeing

    Diabetes and exercise capacity linked to glycogen in muscle tissue

    Genetic testing shows that muscle tissue that can't process glucose causes type 2 diabetes and reduces exercise capacity, from University of Melbourne research

  8. 16 November 2015 - Health & Wellbeing

    World-leading breakthrough in diabetes research

    For the first time, research has identified and proved that a specific gene directly causes defective insulin secretion which results in the high blood sugar le