Aussie leads world diabetes team

Australia’s Dr Stephen Colagiuri has been appointed leader of an international multi-disciplinary team set up to guide the world on the prevention and treatment of diabetes.

The team, which includes doctors, international law experts and politicians, will present recommendations at the second World Innovation Summit for Health (WISH) in Qatar in February.

Dr Colagiuri, Professor of Metabolic Health at Sydney University, says: “We want to help equip policymakers with the evidence and guidance they need to confront diabetes.