- Diseases and conditions
This section provides information on managing diabetes and a range of diabetes-related information.
Diabetes is defined by the body’s inability to control blood glucose. Diabetes is a chronic condition, which can cause kidney failure, eye disease, foot ulceration and a higher risk of heart disease if not well managed.
In this section
- Diabetes prevalence in New Zealand, related conditions, and information about sub-cutaneous insulin infusions (insulin pumps). Read more
- From 1 July 2012 the Diabetes Care Improvement Package replaced the Get Checked programme. Read more
- Key organisations and useful links relating to diabetes in New Zealand. Read more