The decision to go with a single provider of blood sugar meters has eroded choice for the 120,000 people using meters, says Diabetes New Zealand.
From August next year people with diabetes will only have access to the CareSens range of glucose meters, despite some users still expressing a lack of trust in the meters’ accuracy.
A new drug to help diabetics lose weight and control their blood sugar is being trialled in 11 clinics around New Zealand.
An Auckland man is slowly dying from a rare autoimmune disease that's causing his skin to harden and his organs to solidify - effectively turning him to stone.
Faye Braddock sufferer of multiple sclerosis talks about her success with new stem cell treatments.
As New Zealand's single biggest cause of death, cancer is a disease that we will all have some experience of in our lives.
New Zealand has the third worst rate of inflammatory bowel disease in the world and it is growing at an alarming rate, a new study has found.
Purple-fleshed kumara could reduce the chance of colon cancer by up to 75 per cent, research shows.