Behavioural innovation is key to improving the health of one million Australians living with type 2 diabetes

Jane Speight
Med J Aust 2017; 206 (3): . || doi: 10.5694/mja16.01105
Published online: 20 February 2017

I appreciate Zimmet and colleagues’ letter on my Perspective.1 I commend their exemplary leadership of the development of the National Diabetes Strategy (NDS).2 The NDS is instrumental in ensuring that diabetes is on the national agenda, and enables us to hold the government accountable for prioritising and improving the health and quality of life of people with diabetes.

  • Jane Speight1,2

  • 1 Australian Centre for Behavioural Research in Diabetes, Diabetes Victoria, Melbourne, VIC
  • 2 Deakin University, Geelong, VIC


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