Diabetes and disability
DATE: 17 November 2015
Diabetes is a chronic health condition which impacts 387 million adults worldwide.
Key factsIn Australia, around 12% of people with disability also have diabetes. This is due to a number of factors, including:
- diabetes can sometimes cause disability
- certain types of disability can increase a person’s risk of diabetes, and also
- because both diabetes and disability are more common in older people.
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