Type 2 diabetes in young Indigenous Australians in rural and remote areas: diagnosis, screening, management and prevention

Peter Azzopardi, Alex D Brown, Paul Zimmet, Rose E Fahy, Glynis A Dent, Martin J Kelly, Kira Kranzusch, Louise J Maple-Brown, Victor Nossar, Martin Silink, Ashim K Sinha, Monique L Stone and Sarah J Wren
Med J Aust 2012; 197 (1): 32-36. || doi: 10.5694/mja12.10036


  • Peter Azzopardi1,2
  • Alex D Brown1
  • Paul Zimmet3
  • Rose E Fahy4
  • Glynis A Dent4
  • Martin J Kelly5
  • Kira Kranzusch6
  • Louise J Maple-Brown7,8
  • Victor Nossar9
  • Martin Silink10
  • Ashim K Sinha11
  • Monique L Stone8,12
  • Sarah J Wren1

  • 1 Baker IDI Central Australia, Alice Springs, NT.
  • 2 Centre for Adolescent Health, Royal Children’s Hospital, Melbourne, VIC.
  • 3 Baker IDI Heart and Diabetes Institute, Melbourne, VIC.
  • 4 Alice Springs Hospital, Alice Springs, NT.
  • 5 Pukatja Clinic, Nganampa Health Council, Alice Springs, NT.
  • 6 Central Australian Remote Health, Alice Springs, NT.
  • 7 Menzies School of Health Research, Darwin, NT.
  • 8 Royal Darwin Hospital, Darwin, NT.
  • 9 Department of Health, Darwin, NT.
  • 10 University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW.
  • 11 Cairns Base Hospital, Cairns, QLD.
  • 12 Flinders University, Darwin, NT.


This project was funded by a private donor. We acknowledge Malcolm King (Scientific Director, Institute of Aboriginal Peoples’ Health, Canadian Institutes of Health Research) and Alexandra King (Registrar in Internal Medicine, Canada), who were observers at the workshop.

Competing interests:

No relevant disclosures.

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