Diabetes and renal disease

Diabetes and renal disease

It is estimated that over one million Australians have diabetes. The disease has major health and economic impacts and its prevalence is expected to rise with our ageing population, increased levels of obesity and increased life expectancy of people diagnosed with the condition. Primary health care for diabetes, and prevention of its complications especially renal disease, is major theme of HIRC’s research, with epidemiological and health service delivery research projects.

Researchers