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Thursday, 19 May 2016

Incidence of insulin-treated diabetes in Australia 2014 (AIHW)

Incidence of insulin-treated diabetes in Australia 2014, presents the latest available national data on new cases of insulin-treated diabetes from the 2014 National (insulin-treated) Diabetes Register.

In 2014, nearly 30,000 Australians began using insulin to treat their diabetes-67% had type 2 diabetes, 23% had gestational diabetes, 9% had type 1 diabetes and 2% had other forms of diabetes.

Almost 2 in 3 (63%) people diagnosed with type 1 diabetes were aged under 25, whereas almost all (93%) new cases of insulin-treated type 2 diabetes occurred in those aged over 40.

Download report: Incidence of insulin-treated diabetes in Australia 2014

View web page: How many Australians have diabetes?

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