Diabetes strategy: Hotlines and incentives
The federal government values your opinion. A national telephone riskline service similar to Quitline for smoking cessation is one of many suggestions in a consultation paper which will inform the development of a National Diabetes Strategy to be launched later this year.
Health Minister Sussan Ley today invited public input on the strategy to put the brakes on the growing prevalence of diabetes, now affecting at least 1.1 million people, with an additional 263 joining them every day.
A focus on prediabetes, one of the strategies