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

Posted on: 17 March, 2014
Issue: Vol 14 No 1, January 2014 – March 2014
Related to Diabetes Young adults Infants and young children

Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (2014)
Type 2 diabetes in Australia’s children and young people: a working paper
Canberra: Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

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.

Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet abstract

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