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Diabetes expert calls for bigger Aboriginal health workforce !

Prof. Paul Zimmet Baker IDI caama photoA world expert in the field of diabetes has added his voice to calls for a a more ” basic grass roots workforce”  of Aborignal  community health  workers ….which can  help drive  major lifestle changes for their  people.

Professor Paul Zimmet…….Director Emeritus of the Baker IDI Heart and Diabetes Institute lead the first national diabetes and obesity study in Australia and is widely recognized for his studies into type 2 diabetes and obesity in Indian and Pacific Ocean populations as well as the role of socio-cultural change.

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