Thursday, 23rd November, 2017

Diabetes - take it seriously: professor's warning

ONE of the world’s leading authorities in the field of diabetes, 75-year-old Paul Zimmet, is the Victorian Senior Australian of the Year.

“I never expected to get my name in lights,” Professor Zimmet said.

“I’m very excited to receive it but not as a reward for what I’ve done.

“I see it as an opportunity to push very much harder to help those at risk of diabetes get better.”

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Wednesday, 1st November, 2017

SPONSORED ARTICLE: Together making change to end elder abuse

Recently there have been reports of “elder abuse” - the abuse and neglect of older people. While some stories revealed shocking problems in retirement villages and aged care, statistically this abuse is most often perpetrated by family or someone trusted by the older person. It is this private nature of elder abuse that makes it difficult to know how often and to whom it is happening.

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