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Resources for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with diabetes

Take charge of your diabetes and find out more from your Aboriginal Health Worker, Health Clinic/Community Centre, Aboriginal Medical Service or doctor.

The fact sheet Peer support for diabetes includes the contact details for your state/territory Aboriginal community controlled health organisation.

Indigenous health resources

Diabetes education training manual for Aboriginal health workers

This training manual has been developed to increase diabetes knowledge among Aboriginal health workers to better support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with diabetes and help them manage their diabetes.

The Diabetes Story on HITnet kiosks

The Diabetes Story is an interactive video series that is available on HITnet touchscreen kiosks at 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 peoples.

Please contact Diabetes Queensland at or visit for more information on this NDSS resource.

Posters and brochures

NDSS has a range of promotional posters and brochures for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.

Fight diabetes in your community:NDSS promotional poster Aboriginal communities

The NDSS and you

A wide range of services and support is available through the NDSS to help you manage your diabetes. The services, education programs and subsidised products available, can help you stay on top of your diabetes. You can also call the NDSS Helpline on 1800 637 700.