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Summit 2019: An Urgent Call To Action

In partnership with Counties Manukau Health and Royal College of General Practitioners, the South Auckland Diabetes Summit: An urgent call to action was run at Waipuna Conference Center in July 2019 for those with an interest in the care of individual with diabetes in Primary Care.  

Professor David Simmons presented his preliminary findings from his analysis of 25 years of DCSS Audit data, and a panel of experts was facilitated by RNZ's Kim Hill. 

2019 Media Reports

'The middle of the epidemic': how New Zealand's diabetes response failed"

'It's already got worse - we are now in the middle of the epidemic.'

'Diabetes: New Zealand’s greatest epidemic'

A crisis summit has called for an overhaul of how diabetes is managed after 25 years of South Auckland data shows there’s been no improvement

'Diabetes war going wrong way'

The fight against diabetes has gone backwards in crucial areas and a total revamp of official strategy is needed, ground-breaking analysis has found.

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