NAIDOC Week: Blind elder's crusade to reduce diabetes in Indigenous communities

Bundjalung-Biripi elder Mary Hooker is on a mission to reduce the rate of diabetes in Indigenous communities after she was declared legally blind.

Thirty-seven per cent of Indigenous adults have diabetes, and 13 per cent have already lost vision, according to the 2015 report by the University of Melbourne Indigenous Eye Health Unit Indigenous Eyehealth.

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Tuesday, 18 July 2017