Resources in my language
We have information available in languages other than English. This includes how to prevent type 2 diabetes and how to manage type 2 diabetes and gestational diabetes.
The handout covers:
The brochure covers:
The picture guides are for people who find it hard to read a lot of words. There are picture guides for:
Healthy eating can make you feel happier and healthier. It is about finding a balance and knowing which foods you should eat more of every day, and the foods that are best to eat sometimes. The Healthy eating clip explores healthy eating messages, including:
The National Diabetes Services Scheme (NDSS) has translated ten diabetes information sheets. The topics are:
Caring for yourself and your baby booklet has information on gestational diabetes, how to manage it and where to get help.
The booklet is available in 6 languages. Click on each language to access them.
This booklet is to help women who have had gestational diabetes, and their families to stay healthy. It has information about how to reduce the risk of developing type 2 diabetes.This booklet is available in 6 languages. Click on each language to access them.
The Understanding Gestational Diabetes DVD was developed by NDSS in 2007 and was updated in 2012.
It is now available as a 2 disc set.
Disc 1 - contains the existing (2007) DVD available in:
Arabic, Cantonese, Mandarin, Turkish, Vietnamese
Disc 2 - containing the new (2012) DVD in the six new languages which include:
Bengali , Farsi, English, Khmer, Punjabi, Urdu
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 CALD communities.
Order online or phone 1300 136 588.
The clips from disc 2 can also be watched online on YouTube.
If you would like to speak to someone in your language, please call 1300 801 164.
The NDSS Multicultural Diabetes Portal provides access to a broad range of diabetes resources for people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. The purpose of the portal is to ensure NDSS registrants who speak languages other than English have access to quality translated materials.