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28 Nov 2020 18:12
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  •   Home > News > Health & Safety

    There is a call for people to show more support for those living with diabetes- as Diabetes Action Month begins today

    There is a call for people to show more support for those living with diabetes- as Diabetes Action Month begins today


    Research by Diabetes New Zealand found 81 percent of people have experienced diabetes distress, with almost a third experiencing it in the last week.

    CEO Heather Verry says negative attitudes and a lack of understanding are a big factor in people's emotional wellbeing.

    She says the stigma of and misinformation about diabetes need to be addressed.

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