Diabetes a billion dollar condition for government contracts

Diabetes programs are among the big ticket items for government health spending, with some schemes accounting for close to a billion dollars in contracts, new documents show.

Diabetes Australia is listed as receiving a contract for $909,054,841 to deliver the National Diabetes Scheme from 2012 to 2015, according to the newly released list of government agency contracts published by the Commonwealth Department of Health.

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