Insulin is a hormone which helps glucose move from blood into cells.
When the body produces insufficient insulin, glucose does not move into cells and blood glucose levels increase.
High glucose levels oxidise small blood vessel
Did you Know?
Nearly one-in-four adult Australians have either diabetes or impaired glucose metabolism.
Diabetes is Australia’s fastest-growing chronic disease.
About 5% of people with diabetes will experience foot ulcers.
More serious limb problems can develop but many are preventable if treated correctly.
Diabetes is not only about managing your blood sugar levels. It is vital for diabetics to have a healthy lifestyle, with a balanced diet and regular physical activities.
People with diabetes have special needs when it comes to choosing their footwear. Mobility, protection and comfort are fundamental.
The Medical Stocking Company is proud to bring into Australia a specially designed diabetic footwear range which provides protection against wounds and infection that can lead to serious future problems, including amputations. Now that is a smart choice!
LINK Healthcare | Medical & Pharmaceutical Products
LINK Healthcare is a privately owned Australian-based specialist Pharmaceutical and Medical Technology business. LINK's mission is to strive for excellence in the marketing of a vitally important and unique range of specialist products that enhance the well-being of thousands of people in the region.
LINK provides exceptional sales and marketing infrastructure and is partnered with blue chip pharmaceutical companies from around the world, allowing the company to offer a unique and substantial portfolio of'medicine that matters.'
At LINK Healthcare we focus on specialist pharmaceutical products and medical devices. Our pharmaceutical range consists of both proprietary and in-licensed products. While seeking the development and acquisition of our own products, we are also committed to building lasting ongoing relationships with partner companies around the world. Our substantial infrastructure and breadth of experience means that partner products become firmly embedded within our existing range as well as in the markets in which we operate.
Our partners are a wide variety of pharmaceutical businesses which are interested in streamlining their distribution and marketing, or expanding their business with a single organisation covering our entire region of Australia, New Zealand, South Africa or South East Asia.