It's the hidden shame of our healthcare system. Diabetes now causes close to 1000 amputations a year in New Zealand - a toll which has risen by more than 40 per cent in a decade.


The sharp end of an epidemic


Why amputations happen

Dialysis and foot care

'People would rather lose a toe'

Amputation a 'postcode lottery'

Lethal rust

Targets missed

A young person's disease

A quiet killer