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National health targets quarter two 2016 results

Posted by Communications Team on 23 February 2016 |

Media release - Counties Manukau Health is one of the country's leaders in ensuring that our community has heart and diabetes checks. In the National Health targets, released today, 92% of our community's eligible population received these potentially life-saving checks in the last 5 years. This is against a target of 90%. This is especially significant given our population's high incidence of diabetes.

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Diabetes Plan Launched at Middlemore Hospital

Posted by Communications Team on 21 October 2015 | - A plan to tackle diabetes at home has been launched at Middlemore Hospital.Diabetes is one of New Zealand's biggest health challenges with an estimated 257,000 people currently living with diabetes.Last year the number of people with diabetes grew by nearly 40 people a day. Read more...

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SWIFT helping patients help themselves

Posted by Andrew Bonica, IBM and Jared Poppelbaum, CM Health on 15 June 2015 |

For people with long-term conditions like diabetes, COPD or asthma, constant visits to the doctor can be the bane of their lives.

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Richard’s story: Living with diabetes and taking control

Posted by Geraint Martin on 4 December 2014 |

One of the driving forces behind the work we are doing at CM Health is around supporting and empowering people to better manage their long-term conditions at home. Conditions like diabetes where we have approximately 34000 living with diabetes in South Auckland.

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