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Can we avert a diabetes catastrophe in Australia?

Paul Z Zimmet
Med J Aust 2013; 199 (4): 225-226.
doi:
10.5694/mja13.10972

Diabetes is likely to cement its place as the fastest growing epidemic in history

At the present time, one person is dying of diabetes every seven seconds, but the news can only talk about victims of hurricanes with houses flying in the air.

Paul Z Zimmet, AO, MD, PhD, FRACP, Director
Baker IDI Heart and Diabetes Institute, Melbourne, VIC.
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