Breaking down silos in the workforce is needed to fight diabetes and inequities

Breaking down silos in the workforce is needed to fight diabetes and inequities

463 million people are living with diabetes, which is expected to rise to 578 million by 2030. This year, the focus of World Diabetes Day is raising awareness about the critical need for more nurses to prevent and treat diabetes, a chronic condition that if left untreated can lead to severe health complications including premature death, from heart attack, kidney failure, stroke, and COVID-19. Associate Professor Rohina Joshi of The George Institute says we have a ripe opportunity to harness the broad health workforce to tackle more than diabetes and help build back better after COVID-19. 

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