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Everything listed under: Diabetes

  • Eat your way to healthier teeth

    We all know that sugar and acid are number one enemies when it comes to dental decay and erosion, but what about foods that promote good oral health? Recently there has been a lot of research into foods that contain compounds with anti-bacterial action. Herbs and spices add more than extra flavourHerbs and spices have been used as natural food preservatives for centuries—long before refrigeration and other methods of food storage were invented. It’s all thanks to phenolic a...  Read More...

  • Green Apple and diabetes

    Bite Dental will be speaking at an education event hosted by Green Apple Wellness this month as a part of their comprehensive seminar series for people with diabetes. It’s great to team up with such a motivated and like-minded practice to tackle this beast of chronic disease!   Read More...

  • Benefits of regular dental check-ups

    You know you should visit your dentist at least twice a year for cleaning and check-ups. But when life gets busy, it can seem tough to fit in the time for those dental visits—especially when there doesn’t ‘feel’ like anything is wrong. “How bad could it be?” you wonder, to skip the appointment just this once.   Read More...

  • Community: juvenile diabetes Walk to Cure

    Our friends at the Mater Hospital Diabetes & Endocrine Centre are running a Juvenile Diabetes Walk to Cure fundraiser this month. Bite has donated some dental packs to help but if you are in the Thornlands area on Sunday 19th October—drop in and show your support. There will be jumping castles, BBQ and much more!   Read More...

  • Diabetes Night at Brisbane West

    We are at it again—our next Diabetes Education Night is next month in Brisbane West. If you know anyone with diabetes, they need to come along to one of our worthwhile events! It’s a free evening hosted by us along with other expert speakers in the field of diabetes.   Read More...

  • Diabetes success

    Last month we held a fantastic information night at the Northern Suburbs Bowls Club for National Diabetes Week. We’ve received great feedback and are already getting ready for the next one. Big thank you to Abbott Diabetes Care who kindly sponsored the event and donated free glucometers to all the guests.   Read More...

  • Diabetes and teeth—what's the link?

    Diabetes is when the body fails to produce adequate amounts of the hormone insulin. Since insulin is necessary for the absorption of glucose (sugar) into muscle, this leaves abnormally high concentrations of sugar in the blood. Careful balance of blood sugar is necessary to prevent the symptoms and complications of diabetes which can be quite serious.   Read More...

  • Diabetes Education Nights this July

    Simon and Jenna are running another free education evening at the Northern Suburbs Bowls Club, Wavell Heights on Wednesday 16th July. Bite and colleagues from areas including podiatry, optometry, nutrition, exercise physiology, diabetes education and more will be donating their time once a quarter to help others understand how this condition affects different aspects of the body and what can be done about it. If you, or someone you know has diabetes—contact Lyn-Maree for event info.   Read More...

  • Diabetes education nights - July 2014

    Diabetes hurts the entire body including the teeth! Meet your local experts at a free information evening. Receive your take home pack and free glucometer!   Read More...

  • Diabetes dentistry

    Last month Simon spoke at the Queensland Diabetes Educators annual conference on the latest research linking gum disease to diabetes. This year at Bite we are continuing to work hard to push the message about diabetics and gum disease; and the importance of oral care being a part of the big picture! Diabetes Education NightNext month is National Diabetes Week 2014 so Simon and Jenna will be running another free education evening at the Northern Suburbs Bowls Club, Wavell Heights on Wednesday 26t...  Read More...

  • Dibetes education March 2014

    This month Simon has been busy giving lectures to the diabetes educators and medical practice managers around Brisbane and Ipswich explaining the links between Diabetes and Gum Disease. He spoke to a few hundred people at the Convention Centre last week which was the largest group we have done and by all accounts he didn’t make too much of a fool of himself on stage. Remember if you know someone with diabetes let them know that this can impact on their teeth and that at Bite Dental do a free ris...  Read More...

  • Diabetes education nights - March 2014

    This year, Simon and Jenna will be running free education evenings around Brisbane for people diagnosed with diabetes. Diabetes is a condition that is very complex and affects the WHOLE body—even the teeth!Bite Dental, along with colleagues from a number of different allied health areas including podiatry, optometry, nutrition, exercise physiology, diabetes education and more will be donating their time once a quarter to help others understand how this condition affect different aspects of the b...  Read More...

  • Healthcare reform in 2014: whose health system is it anyway?

    Spare a thought for the new health minister as he plans for 2014… Good dental health is important for overall health—so when will Australia see a national dental scheme? And will the government finally manage to address escalating healthcare costs? Teeth and all A national dental scheme is desperately needed in the face of mounting evidence that our general health very much depends on the state of our mouths.   Read More...

  • Diabetes education nights - November 2013

    Do you have Diabetes? Come to our FREE info session with local experts. Its on Wednesday 13 November 2013 at Greenslopes Bowls Club. Register now by texting DIABETES to 0435 770 542.   Read More...

  • Free gum disease risk assessment

    This month we’ve launched our complimentary 20 minute Gum Disease Risk Assessment for Diabetics. It’s a novel idea that myself and Jenna have been working on for the last 18 months. It’s a little known fact that one in two diabetics have gum disease and 17% will lose their teeth from it.   Read More...