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Diabetics press for additional government involvement in finding cures

by Medindia Content Team on  November 2, 2006 at 2:54 PM Diabetes News   - G J E 4
Diabetics press for additional government involvement in finding cures
With diabetes becoming a notorious disease, diabetics feel the government could do a lot more to curb the growth of the disease. To steer the focus of people in the ivory tower to pressing healthcare issues, especially Type 2 diabetes, juvenile diabetes, the diabetics have placed fifteen thousand syringes, a measure of the number of injections a juvenile diabetic may need to take in the first 10 years of life.
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Almost one hundred children suffering type one diabetes assembled with their families, to make headway with parliamentarians to press for extensive research into possible cures for the condition.

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An estimation by the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation chief executive Mike Wilson has shown that almost five Australians a day are diagnosed with the disease which costs the community atleast $6 billion a year.

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