Kōrero: Women’s health

Diabetes

Diabetes

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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New Zealand Herald
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Photograph by Sylvie Whinray

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Megan Cook, 'Women’s health - Health of Māori women, 1940s to 2000s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/31498/diabetes (accessed 21 November 2019)

He kōrero nā Megan Cook, i tāngia i te 5 May 2011