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Background: Effective diabetes management requires blood glucose levels to remain within a specified target range. Changes to lifestyle behaviours...

Poor nutrition is an established contributor to delayed wound healing, with adequate energy intake, macronutrients, and some micronutrients, such as...
Supervisor: Dr Peta Tehan

PROJECT SUMMARY Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a prevalent disorder of gut-brain interaction, defined by recurrent abdominal pain associated...

COVID19 has changed people’s perceptions and engagement with online platforms as individuals now access more health information online. Current...
Supervisor: Dr Tracy McCaffrey

The functionality of cereal-based foods can be increased by enriching with natural bioactive compounds from fruits and vegetables to complete the...
Supervisor: Dr Elizabeth Barber

Ileal pouch-anal anastomosis (i.e., ileo-anal pouch or “pouch surgery”) is a surgical treatment for patients with ulcerative colitis. Many patients...

Functional dyspepsia has a global prevalence of 7% and is characterised by upper gastrointestinal symptoms including postprandial fullness, early...

Eating at night is associated with poor glucose control and insulin resistance and populations who continuously eat at night (such as shift workers)...