Professional society set up for primary care diabetes

A new group has been set up to provide a professional voice for primary care practitioners working in diabetes care.

The Primary Care Diabetes Society of Australia (PCDSA) is described by its founders as a not-for-profit group that will promote education and standards for health professionals working in diabetes management in primary care.

Co-founder Associate Professor Mark Kennedy, a GP in Geelong and clinical associate professor in the department of general practice, University of Melbourne, says the one million Australians with diabetes currently receive most of their care in primary care, yet