Koorie pictorial guides have been developed with community and include culturally relevant pictures and tips for staying healthy.
The pictorial guides are:
|Healthy eating||Exercise and diabetes||Managing my diabetes||My feet and diabetes||Diabetes in pregnancy|
|Healthy eating||Exercise and diabetes|
|Managing my diabetes||My feet and diabetes|
|Diabetes in pregnancy|
You can order the guides from our online resources shop or call 1300 437 386.
The guides are $1.00 each.
Pictorial guides are available in other languages.
If you have any questions about the pictorial guides please email email@example.com
Grapevine is a quarterly newsletter for health workers and others working in the Aboriginal community.
Grapevine includes information about:
Support groups bring together people who share common experiences, conditions, concerns, goals or interests. They offer people an opportunity to improve their quality of life through mutual support and education. They can also bring about change for themselves and the wider community.
The peer support program is a service offered by Diabetes Victoria to facilitate and empower all members of diabetes support groups.
If you are interested in starting a Peer Support Group, or are already running one and would like to join the Peer Support Program, contact: firstname.lastname@example.org or call 1800 637 700
Fighting Diabetes in Your Community
Diabetes Australia has developed information about the National Diabetes Services Scheme (NDSS) specifically for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and communities.
The materials, including videos, posters and information flyers, explain:
- The different kinds of support available to people who sign up for the NDSS
- How the NDSS can help people and communities to live well with diabetes
- How the NDSS helps to provide a more accurate picture of diabetes in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities across Australia
Healthy Tucker Card for reading food and drink labels
The Healthy Tucker Card for reading food and drink labels is a wallet sized card that can be used to compare food and drinks based on the nutrition information on the label.
Tucker Talk Tips
Tucker Talk Tips are a series of culturally appropriate physical activity and healthy eating factsheets developed by Victorian Aboriginal Community Controlled Organisation (VACCHO) and the Victorian Government.
The factsheets are:
- Feeding your baby
- Fuelling up for sport
- Getting active
- Good food for Elders
- Healthy, active Koori kids
- Healthy eating on a budget
- Healthy drinking guidelines
- Healthy eating during pregnancy
- Healthy eating guidelines
- Healthy weight
- Reading food labels
- Tucker for your ticker
Rethink Sugary Drinks
The Victorian Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation (VACCHO) and Rethink Sugary Drink partnered to highlight the health problems associated with drinking sugary drinks and to encourage the Victorian Aboriginal community to 'rethink' their consumption of sugary drinks.
The website includes facts, tips and videos on sugary drinks.
Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet
Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet is a web resource that aims to inform practice and policy in Indigenous health by providing an easily accessible evidence base via the internet.