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Australian adults (5%), about 917,000 people, had diabetes in 2011–12, based on self-reported and measured data.
people started using insulin in 2013 to treat their diabetes.
hospitalisations—9% of all hospitalisations in 2013–14—where diabetes was the principal and/or additional diagnosis.
or 15,095 Australian deaths in 2012, recorded diabetes as an underlying or associated cause of death.
diabetes death rates among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians compared with non-Indigenous Australians.
diabetes death rates in the lowest socioeconomic group compared with the highest group.
This information was last updated in August 2015.