Type 2 help on way

COMMUNITY members suffering with type 2 diabetes in Mildura will now have access to their own support group, which organiser Patricia Chalmers said is “long overdue.”

Ms Chalmers, a retired dietician, said there was a lot of misinformation in the community about diabetes, and the aim of the support group is to educate and connect.

“Diabetes Victoria ran a workshop here in Mildura earlier in the year, and a good number of people from all over the region attended – people from Merbein, Wentworth, Dareton, even Robinvale and Swan Hill,” Ms Chalmers said.

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