Did you know? The 1.5 million Australians living with type 2 diabetes are twice as likely to suffer a sudden cardiac death compared to those without the condition. No matter how well they manage their diabetes or try to protect themselves.
You can help us predict risk, stop diabetes damage and improve tools for daily management.
Identifying people who are more likely to develop complications and unlock the factors that make them susceptible to dangerous complications will help people at risk of diabetes years before the disease develops.
The Baker Institute have a research group who have found that a drug, already approved for another medical condition, was able to curb the development of heart disease in people with diabetes.
The treatment is already available on the market, which means that with further testing and research, its use for the 1.7 million Australians living diabetes could be available in the near future!
Your gift of $10 can fast track this research and make it available sooner.