our health

  • our-health280 Australians develop diabetes every day. That’s one person every five minutes
  • 387 million people have diabetes; by 2035 this will rise to 592 million
  • The number of people with type 2 diabetes is increasing in every country
  • Up to 60% of cases of type 2 diabetes can be prevented
  • The World Health Organisation (WHO) projects that diabetes will be the 7th leading cause of death by 2030
  • More than 21 million live births were affected by diabetes during pregnancy in 2013
 (Sources - World Health Organisation Diabetes Uni, Diabetes Australia, International Diabetes Federation)