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Title: Alcohol and DM (diabetes)
Summary: This translated document provides information informing individuals with diabetes about the considerations and risks surrounding alcohol consumption. It briefly explains some facts to be aware of, specific risks for those taking tablets or insulin, and also basic guidelines if the individual wishes to drink alcohol.
Title: Am I at risk of type 2 diabetes?
Summary: The translated AUSDRISK tool determines a client’s risk of developing Type 2 diabetes by asking personal and family history questions. The score of ‘high risk,’ ‘medium risk,’ and ‘low risk’ are determined by a numerical score based on the client’s answers.
Title: Bilingual community educator diabetes training manual for Samoan speaking people
Summary: This is a training resource on diabetes for bilingual workers who work with Samoan speaking people. It contains overheads and material to photocopy.
Title: Blood glucose monitoring
Summary: This translated fact sheet provides an overview of monitoring blood glucose levels (BGLs) for people with diabetes. Emphasising that self-blood glucose monitoring is a valuable diabetes management tool, this fact sheet explains why it is so important, what individuals should aim for and also some general guidelines amongst other valuable information.
Title: Blood glucose monitoring fact sheet
Summary: Regular monitoring can help you see the effects of food, exercise, medication and illness on your blood glucose levels. It can also help you identify any patterns or changes that you should discuss with your doctor or diabetes health professionals.
Title: Diabetes-related complications
Summary: This translated fact sheet provides information on diabetes-related complications including the most common complications and tips to maintain good health. It emphasises the importance of long-term care when living with diabetes and also stresses that well managed diabetes reduces the risk of diabetes-related complications.
Title: Diabetes: what you need to know
Summary: This is a comprehensive yet easy to understand booklet about living with and managing diabetes. It describes the types of diabetes, what regular health checks are recommended and answers a lot of common questions about food and diabetes
Title: Diabetes and COVID-19 (coronavirus)
Summary: This fact sheet provides advice for people with diabetes on ways to keep yourself healthy during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Title: Diabetes and your eyes
Summary: Guide to prevention and treatment of eye damage (retinopathy) caused by diabetes. Diabetes can damage your eyes, and if left unchecked and untreated can eventually lead to blindness.
Title: Diabetes information sheet for parents and carers
Summary: Information for parents/carers on the steps required for the management at school of a child's diabetes condition.
Title: Diabetes Out West
Summary: The Diabetes Out West Website gives people living in Braybrook and surrounds information on their diabetes and where they can find support in their local community. Often people do not know about the great services in Braybrook, many of which are low cost and accept self-referrals. Diabetes Out West empowers people to be proactive about their diabetes care, rather than solely relying on their doctors to make decisions.
Title: Exercise and diabetes
Summary: This translated video has been developed to explain the importance of exercise as another way for people with diabetes to manage their health.
Title: Gestational diabetes: caring for yourself and your baby
Summary: This translated booklet has been compiled to inform women and specifically pregnant women on the facts surrounding gestational diabetes, including what it is, who is at risk and why it needs to be treated. It is designed to assist in understanding the importance of managing gestational diabetes which may develop while pregnant and continue after giving birth.
Title: Have diabetes? Live well and save money with the NDSS card (community poster)
Summary: This translated poster is targeted towards people with diabetes who may be eligible for the NDSS card. It provides a very brief summary of the NDSS and the benefits of signing up.
Title: Healthy eating clip
Summary: The healthy eating clip/video has been translated to communicate healthy eating messages such as different food groups and healthy cooking methods. This resource may be beneficial for those living with diabetes.
Title: Healthy eating factsheet
Summary: This translated fact sheet highlights that healthy eating is about enjoying a variety of foods from each of the five food groups. The fact sheet may be a great resource for those living with diabetes and requiring more information on the food groups.
Title: Healthy eating for diabetes
Summary: A fact sheet for parents and carers. Healthy eating is important for children of all ages, including those living with diabetes. Children and teenagers with diabetes have the same growth and nutrition needs as those without diabetes – so the whole family can eat the same healthy foods. Food choices should be guided by the Australian Dietary Guidelines, focusing on eating lots of nutritious foods to support their growth and development..
Title: Healthy meal ideas fact sheet
Summary: Nutritious meals are important for good health. The right balance of healthy foods can help you manage your diabetes and weight effectively.
Title: Healthy snacks fact sheet
Summary: Eating the right balance of healthy foods can help you live well with diabetes. Snacks can be part of your daily nutrition. It's important to make healthy choices and watch your portions to manage your health.
Summary: Hypoglycaemia refers to a low level of sugar in your blood. Low blood sugar is less than 4 (mmol/l).
Title: Infant of a diabetic mother
Summary: This translated fact sheet contains information for pregnant women who have diabetes. It addresses questions covering how a mother’s diabetes can affect the baby before birth, whether there is a risk of complications during birth, and how it will potentially affect the baby after birth.
Title: Information on type 2 diabetes (bilingual, print information)
Summary: This translated bilingual document provides information about Type 2 diabetes. It covers topics such as general information on diabetes, nutrition, exercise and activity, care of the body, monitoring blood sugar levels, medication, complications, sick days, driving and travel.
Title: Insulin and diabetes
Summary: This translated resource provides information about the role of insulin in the management of diabetes. It covers questions regarding what it is, why it has to be injected, the types of insulin and some tips about insulin.
Title: Live well with type 2 diabetes
Summary: This translated brochure for people with diabetes gives advice on managing type 2 diabetes by providing brief information on blood glucose levels, weight, food, and the importance of checking kidneys, eyes and feet.
Title: Making healthy food choices
Summary: The Making Healthy Food Choices Guide includes photographs and images of hundreds of different foods to help you understand how healthy eating will help you manage your diabetes. Each guide contains culturally specific foods and includes the English description and translation on the same page.
Title: Making healthy food choices fact sheet
Summary: Healthy eating, along with regular physical activity, can help you look after your diabetes. It can also help you manage other risk factors like high blood pressure, or unhealthy cholesterol and triglyceride levels.
Title: Managing hypoglycaemia
Summary: This translated fact sheet contains information for people with diabetes and hypoglycaemia. It outlines what the main causes are, the symptoms, treatment and what happens if not treated, as well as other things to consider.
Title: Managing my diabetes
Summary: A translated video that demonstrates to people with diabetes how to best manage their diabetes.
Title: Managing worry about COVID-19 and diabetes fact sheet
Summary: This fact sheet lists all the things you can and all the things you can not control when living with Diabetes during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Title: My Diabetes Emergency Plan
Summary: A Diabetes Emergency Plan helps you to self-manage your diabetes before, during and after an emergency. Planning ahead reduces the risk of diabetes-related infections and life-threatening situations. This plan also lists important things to put in a Diabetes Emergency Kit to help you survive.
Title: My feet and diabetes
Summary: This translated video explains the importance of foot care for individuals living with diabetes.
Title: Nocturia - going to the toilet at night
Summary: This translated document describes what nocturia is and its causes, which include (but are not limited to) heart problems, kidney problems, and diabetes (type 1 and 2). It also covers issues with lowering intake of liquids, what a person should do and how it can be treated.
Title: Physical activity
Summary: A translated NDSS document that highlights the important of exercise for people with diabetes. It covers the benefits of exercise, the types of exercise and amount of time exercising required for the management of diabetes, emphasising the need to keep active.
Title: Physical activity and type 1 diabetes
Summary: A fact sheet for parents and carers. Physical activity helps children to have more energy, maintain a healthy weight and to feel good about themselves. All children should be encouraged to participate in some form of physical activity, whether it be organised sports or active play. Physical activity also helps insulin to work better so for children with type 1 diabetes it may help to improve their overall diabetes management.
Title: Pregnancy and diabetes
Summary: A translated NDSS fact sheet that advises women with type 1 and type 2 diabetes on the best preparation for a healthy pregnancy before falling pregnant. It advises on contraception, planning for pregnancy, being pregnant with diabetes and unplanned pregnancy. It also includes a pregnancy planning checklist.
Title: Prevent type 2 diabetes (What is type 2 Diabetes?)
Summary: This translated pamphlet provides basic information on what exactly type 2 diabetes is. It also outlines the symptoms and gives 5 ways to reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes.
Title: Talking book information on Type 2 diabetes (all bilingual)
Summary: This translated bilingual talking book provides information about type 2 diabetes in an audible form as well as text. It covers topics such as nutrition, exercise and activity, care of the body, monitoring blood sugar levels, medication, complications, sick days, diabetes and travel and diabetes and driving.
Title: Understanding gestational diabetes
Summary: This translated NDSS fact sheet provides information on gestational diabetes in women who are pregnant. It explains who is at risk, why and how to manage gestational diabetes and the importance of healthy eating and physical exercise and other pregnancy related information on gestational diabetes.
Title: Understanding gestational diabetes DVD
Summary: The DVD explains to women and their families how to manage their gestational diabetes and what to do when the baby is born. It features women who have had gestational diabetes sharing their experiences. It is intended to give viewers a better understanding of gestational diabetes as well as be a useful educational resource for health professionals working with women from culturally and linguistically diverse communities.
Title: Understanding type 1 diabetes
Summary: This translated NDSS fact sheet assists in improving people’s understanding of type 1 diabetes. The fact sheet includes information such as why type 1 diabetes is developed, what the symptoms are, how it can be managed and who can help.
Title: Understanding type 2 diabetes
Summary: This translated NDSS fact sheet assists in improving people’s understanding of type 2 diabetes. The fact sheet includes information such as who is at risk of type 2 diabetes, what the symptoms are, how it can be managed and who can help.
Title: What is diabetes?
Summary: This fact sheet provides an overview of type 1 diabetes, diabetes symptoms and diabetes management. It also provides information on how to seek help.
Title: Your diabetes annual cycle of care fact sheet
Summary: The diabetes annual cycle of care is a checklist for reviewing your diabetes management and general health. Your general practitioner (GP) will do this review to help you and your diabetes health care team manage your diabetes, and to reduce your risk of diabetes-related complications.
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