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Type 2 diabetes in Australia’s children and young people: a working paper

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Type 2 diabetes in Australia’s children and young people: a working paper

by Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Report
Year 2014
City Canberra
Institution Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
Date 19 February 2014
Report number AIHW Catalogue no CVD 64, diabetes series no 21

Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet abstract

This paper discusses the need for monitoring type 2 diabetes in youth and adults aged 10 to 39 years in Australia, including Indigenous Australians.

It identifies and discusses the value and limitations of the national data sources currently available to undertake this task.

It covers information about:

  • diabetes
  • the costs to society
  • health complications for individuals.

The paper presents the latest available incidence and prevalence information about type 2 diabetes in those aged 10 to 39 years.

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