A problem of epidemic proportions

The Australian Diabetes, Obesity and Lifestyle Study (AusDiab) 1 figures reveal type 2 diabetes is an area of healthcare full of missed opportunities and poor commitment to fundamental change at a community level. 

Diabetes today is as much a major public health problem as it was 12 years ago. 

In fact the latest figures reveal that one Australian adult over 25 develops diabetes every five minutes.

Over the years there have been various attempts at coordinated,