Matekino King, pictured in 2008 testing her blood-sugar levels, was one of many Māori women with diabetes. The much higher rate of serious complications suffered by Māori with diabetes compared with non-Māori, including kidney failure and lower limb amputation, made good care critical.
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Photograph by Sylvie Whinray
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