Monthly Archives: February 1997

Addison’s Disease and Diabetes

An article from the February 1997 Newsletter: Several of our members not only have Addison’s disease but have to manage with Diabetes as well. One of our members has just had her daughter diagnosed with insulin -dependent diabetes. According to Diabetes Australia an estimated 650,000 Australians have diabetes and almost 50% of these people do not know they have it. Patients with autoimmune Addison’s disease have a higher incidence of associated autoimmune diseases than the general population. Continue reading →