Aboriginal health resources - Diabetes WA

Resources

Manage Your Diabetes

Got Diabetes?

Let’s get your sugars sorted and fight COVID 19 together.

Due to the Coronavirus, we know that it is a stressful time. If you or your patients are living with diabetes, this stress is going to affect your blood glucose levels

You don’t have to go it alone, Diabetes WA is here to help not matter what part of WA you are living in.

Get in Touch

Contact Natalie Jetta, Aboriginal Health Coordinator, on 1300 001 880 our helpline is open Monday – Friday 8:30am – 4:30pm

Contact your local AMS and ask for a diabetes telehealth appointment. You can refer yourself or a patient here

Stay Healthy

  • Make better food choices and watch your diet
  • Exercise Regularly
  • Take care of your mind, take time out
  • Alcohol is no good for you

Know your blood glucose levels

  • If you have a machine at home, keep monitoring
  • Check in with your doctor

Take your medication

  • Keep taking your medications, as talked about with your doctor
  • Have enough medication at home in case you need to isolate for two weeks

 

 

We have adapted many of our information and resources into formats that speak to Aboriginal people.

Below are some of our most popular booklets, which can be printed out and downloaded.

Aborginal people and COVID-19 Poster (343KB)

Pregnancy and type 1 or type 2 diabetes (pictorial guide) (11MB)

Gestational diabetes (pictorial guide) (14MB)

Torres Strait Islander Informational Flyer (PDF 377KB)

Some of our most popular printed booklets adapted to suit Aboriginal people are Diabetes in Pregnancy, Exercise and Diabetes, Managing My Diabetes, Healthy Eating,  and My Feet and Diabetes. If you would like to receive a printed copy, please send our Customer Service team an email.

If you can’t find what you’re looking for or you have a question that isn’t answered here, call our Diabetes WA Helpline on 1300 001 880.

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