Climate change and diabetes: averting two linked catastrophes

Rosalie Schultz and Peter Tait
Med J Aust 2014; 200 (2): . || doi: 10.5694/mja13.11163
Published online: 3 February 2014

To the Editor: Zimmet draws attention to the looming catastrophe of diabetes.1 However, there is a concomitant health catastrophe — climate change, “the biggest global health threat of the 21st century”.2

  • Rosalie Schultz1
  • Peter Tait2

  • Public Health Association of Australia, Canberra, ACT.


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