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National Diabetes Week, 12-18 July 2015

By July 13, 2015GLCH News
National Diabetes Week

National Diabetes Week is an annual week to raise awareness of diabetes, its prevalence, seriousness and its complications.  Did you know…

  • Over 1.7 million Australians are living with diabetes and a further 280 develop diabetes every day.
  • 2 million Australians are at high risk of type 2 diabetes.
  • Diabetes puts you at greater risk of heart disease, kidney disease, amputation and blindness.
  • Being overweight or obese puts you at greater risk of type 2 diabetes.
  • 1 in 3 Australian adults will develop diabetes in their lifetime.

You don’t have to be old or overweight. Diabetes can affect anyone. Click HERE to find out about our services for people with acute and chronic conditions or visit diabetesaustralia.com.au

National Diabetes Week