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Gestational diabetes higher amongst ACT women

Did you know the ACT has one of the highest rates of gestational diabetes in Australia? Saturday 14 November is World Diabetes Day and Diabetes Australia warns diabetes is the “epidemic of the 21st century” and the biggest challenge confronting the Australian health system.

Canberra has highest rate of gestational diabetes

Women in the ACT have the highest rates of gestational diabetes nationally, with one in every seven pregnancies testing positive.

Diabetes Week: focus on mental health amid pandemic

National Diabetes Week (12-18 July) will this year focus on mental health, and the significant toll diabetes can have on the emotional wellbeing of those living with the condition.