National Diabetes Week 2017 kicks off on 9 July and runs until 15 July, 2017.
Watch this space for updates on the campaign and details on events taking place in your area.
In 2016, the 4400 Reasons Campaign highlighted the tragedy of diabetes-related amputations. Every year, more than 4,400 amputations are carried out as a result of diabetes. We need to do more to reduce the impact of diabetes.
The campaign was launched outside the Royal Melbourne Hospital.
The 280-a-day campaign highlighted the concerning growth of the diabetes epidemic in Australia. The campaign also released research highlighting the fact that most people still underestimate the number of people with diabetes and the serious health complications relating to the condition.
2014 Check My Risk
The You think this is scary? national campaign aims to increase public awareness of the seriousness of type 2 diabetes, draw attention to the increasing numbers of Australians developing the condition, and promote the ‘good news’ story that up to 58 per cent of cases can be prevented.
2013 Face of Diabetes
The Face of Diabetes campaign aimed to provide the incoming Australian government with a clear framework for a new national strategy for diabetes and a five year action plan.
Following their election, the Coalition Government committed to a national strategy.
The Let's Prevent Diabetes campaign, presented the case for a national diabetes prevention program for the high risk.