PHOTO: Former Walgett resident, Mitchell Cain shares his story about his experiences with diabetes.
According to the Primary Health Network of Western New South Wales (WNSWPHN), diabetes prevalence in the Western and Far West NSW region is 6.1 percent of the population. This is higher than the national average of 5.5 percent and is increasing annually.
Sufferers of the disease will no doubt be aware that today (Tuesday 14 November) is World Diabetes Day.
This year’s theme is know your risk for type 2 diabetes to help delay or prevent the condition and the importance of having access to the right information and care to ensure timely treatment and management…