HITnet – The Diabetes Story
‘The Diabetes Story’ is an interactive video series which is available on HITnet touchscreen kiosks in medical centres, hospitals, community and youth centres across Australia. ‘The Diabetes Story’ module aims to promote diabetes awareness, knowledge and NDSS registration among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Topic areas in the module include:
• What is diabetes?
• Managing Diabetes
• Fighting diabetes: how do I know if I have it and what can I do?
• Diabetes in pregnancy
• Personal stories
• Where to get help
The videos used in the interactive module will be uploaded to this page soon.
Online Diabetes Education Training Manual for Aboriginal Health Workers
An online training manual has been developed to increase diabetes knowledge among Aboriginal Health Workers to better support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples with diabetes and assist them in self-managing their diabetes.
This training is targeted to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Practitioners and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Workers who have completed a minimum of Certificate IV in Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Primary Health Care (Community Care) or (Practice).
This course is available through the ADEA Learning Management System at: learning.adea.com.au
The following resources have been developed to raise awareness about diabetes in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.