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01 Nov 2020... This booklet provides comprehensive information about gestational diabetes, its management and where to get assistance when required.
Nutritious meals are important for good health. The right balance of healthy foods can help you manage your diabetes and weight effectively.
01 May 2020... 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.
01 Jul 2018... Hypoglycaemia refers to a low level of sugar in your blood. Low blood sugar is less than 4 (mmol/l).
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.
A video which explains what gestational diabetes is, and how to best look after yourself.
01 Apr 2015... This video explains to women and their families how to manage their gestational diabetes and what to do when the baby is born. In the film, women who have had gestational diabetes talk about their experiences. The production of this video was supported by funding from the National Diabetes Services Scheme (NDSS), which is an initiative of the Australian Government administered by Diabetes Australia.
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.
If you have recently been diagnosed with gestational diabetes (GDM), you probably have a lot of questions. This short video will step you through the most up-to-date information about diet and GDM before you see the dietitian and diabetes educator.
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.
01 Jul 2021... The Annual cycle of care podcast series has been developed to assist you with your diabetes care. There are ten podcasts in the series that talk about the annual cycle of carewhat it is, why it's important, and what you need to know about it.
01 Nov 2018... 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.
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.
01 Mar 2015... 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.
01 Jan 2020... Explanation of gestational diabetes (GDM) and the importance of diet in managing this condition. It also includes culturally specific information for women from Arabic, Chinese, Persian and Vietnamese backgrounds.
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.
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.
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.
This is a training resource on diabetes for bilingual workers who work with Samoan speaking people. It contains overheads and material to photocopy.
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.
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.
01 Oct 2018... 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.
01 Jan 2015... 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.
01 Sep 2021... This resource answers common questions about type 2 diabetes, including:What is type 2 diabetes?How is type 2 diabetes diagnosed?What are the symptoms of type 2 diabetes?
This fact sheet provides an overview of type 1 diabetes, diabetes symptoms and diabetes management. It also provides information on how to seek help.
01 May 2017... A translated video that demonstrates to people with diabetes how to best manage their diabetes.
01 May 2017... This translated video explains the importance of foot care for individuals living with diabetes.
01 Feb 2016... 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.
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..
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.
01 Oct 2018... 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.
01 Jan 2023... The glycemic index (GI) is a guide to which carbohydrate foods break down into glucose slowly or quickly. It helps you choose which carbohydrate foods to eat to manage your diabetes and weight.
01 Feb 2021... This video answers common questions about diabetes and driving; and provides information on where to get support.
01 Jan 2021... These resources answer common questions about diabetes and driving and provide information on where to get support.
Information for parents/carers on the steps required for the management at school of a child's diabetes condition.
01 May 2017... This translated video has been developed to explain the importance of exercise as another way for people with diabetes to manage their health.
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.
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.
01 May 2020... 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.
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.
01 Sep 2021... This resource answers common questions about psychologist support including: how do I know if a psychologist is for me? and How do I find a psychologist?
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.
01 Feb 2019... 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.
01 Oct 2012... 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.
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.
01 Jun 2016... 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.
01 Aug 2021... 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.
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