Media release - My Health Record can help Australians better manage their diabetes

17 July 2019: National Diabetes Week is an opportunity to highlight how My Health Record is helping Australians living with diabetes by managing their important healthcare information in one secure place and supporting healthcare providers to deliver informed care for their patients.

People with diabetes often visit many different healthcare providers as part of their ongoing care. My Health Record improves communication between these providers by ensuring they can all see the same information, including medicines, shared health summaries, specialist reports, allergies and test results.

Diabetes Australia CEO Professor Greg Johnson said My Health Record is particularly important for the management of complex health conditions, such as diabetes.

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