In a recent issue of the MJA, Prof Paul Zimmet and colleagues, have published a letter, in which they raise concerns that the Government has not listened well to what is needed to improve the health and quality of life of Australians with diabetes. Prof Zimmet et al are well-placed to make this claim, as they led the National Diabetes Strategy Advisory Group and developed the Advice to Government (Aug 2015) that informed the development of the Australian National Diabetes Strategy 2016-2020 (NDS; Nov 2015). Read more