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People living in remote communities can have best-practice diabetes care

Sue Kirby1 PhD, Senior Research Fellow,
Malcolm Moore2 FRACGP, Director Clinical Medicine,
Trish McGarron3 Registered Nurse, Chronic Disease Nurse,
Patricia Johnstone4 Registered Nurse, Manager,
David Perkins5 PhD, Professor,
David Lyle6 PhD, Head of Department,

1, 2, 6 Broken Hill University Department of Rural Health, Broken Hill, New South Wales, Australia.
3 Broken Hill Base, Royal Flying Doctor Service, Broken Hill Airport, New South Wales, Australia.
4 Tibooburra Health Service, Tibooburra, New South Wales, Australia.
5 Centre for Rural and Remote Mental Health, University of Newcastle, Bloomfield Campus, Orange, New South Wales, Australia.

Correspondence: S Kirby, Corrindah Court, Broken Hill, NSW 2880, Australia 

Author contribution: Sue Kirby: designed the project. Malcolm Moore: original concept. Trish McGarron: supplied data. Patricia Johnstone: supplied data. David Perkins: contributed to drafts.

Citation: Kirby S, Moore M, McGarron T, Johnstone P, Perkins D, Lyle D.  People living in remote communities can have best-practice diabetes care. Rural and Remote Health (Internet) 2015; 15: 3203. Available: (Accessed 21 October 2017)

Submitted: 16 July 2014
Revised: 4 March 2015
Accepted: 7 May 2015
Published: 7 September 2015