4820.0.55.001 - Diabetes in Australia: A Snapshot, 2007-08  
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Includes: Overview of the types of diabetes and their impact.
Prevalence of diabetes
Includes: Prevalence over time and by type.
Variation in prevalence
Includes: Prevalence by age, sex and socio-economic characteristics.
Lifestyle risk factors for Type 2 diabetes
Includes: Excess weight, physical inactivity, nutrition, smoking and alcohol consumption.
Managing the risks
Includes: Treatment, controlling blood glucose levels, foot checks, healthy eating, weight loss and exercise.
Health of people with diabetes
Includes: Self-assessed health, disability and high blood glucose levels.
Includes: Comorbidity of selected health conditions.
Use of health services
Includes: Frequency of visits to GPs and medical specialists and discussion of condition management.
Includes: Cause of death.
Glossary of terms
List of references