Sugar Free Solutions Goes Global – Bev Jordan , Hills Shire Times

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Mum’s sugar free solution to bake a cake for her diabetic son, goes global Bev Jordan, Hills Shire Times October 10, 2016 12:05pm MELINDA Mackay’s Sugar Free Solutions company has evolved since the West Pennant Hills mother baked a sugar free cake for 12-year-old diabetic son. Her Sugar Free Solutions cake and muffin mixes outgrew…

Growth Centres in action: FIAL and Sugar Free Solutions

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Food Innovation Australia Limited (FIAL) is the not-for-profit company delivering the activities of the Food and Agribusiness Growth Centre, as part of the government’s Industry Growth Centers Initiative. The Industry Growth Centers Initiative is an industry-led approach driving innovation, productivity and competitiveness in key industry sectors.     Expand to full screen for best viewing

Check Out These Celebrities That Have Diabetes — I Had No Idea!

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Diabetes affects everyone, even celebrities. Living in the spotlight isn’t easy, some choose to share that they live with the disease but others choose to keep it private, in fear that it will affect their public image. Watch as we get a closer look at diabetes in Hollywood and learn how some of the hottest…

Sugar Free Pancake Batter

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SUGAR FREE PANCAKE BATTER Served best with our sugar free maple syrup! A family favourite! Buttermilk pancakes are thicker and ‘spongy’ with less fat needed to achieve the delicious softness. This is an easy recipe and suitable to make with the kids on a Sunday morning breakie! 2 cups self raising flour (can substitute whole…

World Diabetes Day (14 November 2015) – Get Involved!

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YOU CAN PARTICIPATE IN WORLD DIABETES DAY BY: Going blue for breakfast: raise awareness of the importance of a healthy and balanced diet for the prevention and management of diabetes by organising a healthy breakfast event. Pinning a personality with the blue circle: Help promote the global symbol for diabetes awareness by getting local celebrities to…

Commercialisation of Breakthrough T1D Research

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Posted on Nov 6, 2014 Looking for a different article? Click here to read WORLD FIRST – TRIAL IMPLANT OF ENCAPSULATED ISLETS JDRF-supported Australian researcher Professor Ann Simpson from the University of Technology Sydney (UTS) has managed to develop insulin-producing cells from liver cells. In her laboratory studies, these cells release “insulin on demand” in…

Hidden neuro-hormone helps control hypoglycaemia

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Posted on Feb 16, 2015 Researchers from the US and the UK have located a previously unidentified pathway buried deep within the brain that helps to sense blood glucose levels. The hormone cholecystokinin (CCK) was found in the parabrachial nucleus region of the brain. It plays a crucial role in sensing hypoglycaemia and initiating a…

A step towards independence for people with type 1 diabetes

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A step towards insulin independence for people with type 1 diabetes*   14th June 2013 Australian Diabetes Council (ADC) has congratulated Australian researchers and doctors who have published the results of a clinical trial which lead to insulin independence of participants who had high risk-type 1 diabetes. The trial, which involved ‘islet cell transplantation’ with a…

Diabetes Awareness Week

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Australian Diabetes Council has lots in store for Diabetes Awareness Week (July 14-20)!   The theme of the week will be ‘The Ages and Stages with Diabetes’, focusing on the diabetes lifecycle and on fitting diabetes around your life, and not your life around diabetes. Activities include our ‘Diabetes and Sustainable Populations Forum’ for health…

Sugar Free Hazelnut Torté

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1 tablespoon cornflour • 6 eggwhites • 1 teaspoon baking powder • 1 1/3 cups xylitol (found in our online shop) • ½ cup freshly ground hazelnuts (can be omitted) • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract • 1 teaspoon white vinegar • 200ml pure cream, whipped • Mixed fresh berries or 250g frozen raspberries, slightly mashed,…