Diabetes spike in the Central West

Diabetes spike in the Central West

New figures have been released just in time for Diabetes Awareness Week, which reveals the Central West rates for diabetes, some of the highest in the state.

The Australian Diabetes Council (ADC) has released figures that show an estimatedĀ 3000 people across the Bathurst electorate have been diagnosed with diabetes.

In Orange numbers are a little better with just underĀ 2900 people recorded.

According to these results, diabetes is Australia’s fastest growing disease, with 290 people diagnosed each day.

Nicola Stokes, CEO of the ADC, urges people to be aware of the symptoms and to seek help from professionals if they are concerned.

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