Useful Websites

Below we have provided links to a number to websites that may be useful.  Please note the opinions expressed on these external websites do not necessarily reflect the views of Diabetes NSW & ACT.

FOR PARENTS and CARERS

•  Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation – JDRF

•  JDRF Kids Online

•  Parenting and Child Health – Diabetes in Adolescents

ONLINE FORUMS

•  Reality Check

GOVERNMENT

NDSS

•  National Diabetes Services Scheme

e-HEALTH

•  Personally Controlled Electronic Health Record (PCEHR) system

HEALTH INFORMATION

•  HealthDirect

•  My Dr from MIMS

CLINICAL TRIALS

•   Australian Clinical Trials

Note: This is a federal government website that offers easier access to clinical trials of new drugs, treatments and medical procedures.

HEALTHY EATING, GI, FOOD and NUTRITION

•  Dietitians Association of Australia

•  Coeliac NSW and ACT

•  Glycemic Index  – GI

•  Glycemic Index Foundation

•  Traffic Light Guide to Food

LIVING LIFE

DENTAL HEALTH – Dentistry
•  Australian Dental Association – ADA

EYE HEALTH – Optometrists
•  Optometrists Association Australia

FEET HEALTH – Podiatrists
•  The Australian Podiatry Association (NSW)

KIDNEY HEALTH
•  Kidney Health Australia

HEART HEALTH – Cardiovascular
•  National Heart Foundation

MENTAL HEALTH – Adult
•  Beyond Blue

•  Black Dog Institute

•  SANE Australia

•  Lifeline Australia

MENTAL HEALTH – Kids and Teens
•  Reach Out Australia

•  Head Space

PHARMACY
•  NPS Medicine Wise

ALCOHOL

•  Australian guidelines to reduce health risks from drinking alcohol

SMOKING
•  Quit

TRANSLATION AND INTERPRETER SERVICE (TIS)

FREE telephone interpreter service offered by the  Department of Immigration and Border Protection

DIABETES RESEARCH

•  Charles Perkins Centre – Sydney University

•  Joslin Diabetes Center

GET ACTIVE

•  BEAT-It

•  Exercise and Sport Science – ESSA

•  Fitness Australia

•  Australian Fitness Network

•  Physical Activity Australia (formerly Kinect)

DIABETES

•  Australian Diabetes Educators Association – ADEA

•  Australian Diabetes Society 

•  Australasian Paediatric Endocrine Group – APEG

•  Diabetes Information and Advice Service – DIAS 

•  The Australasian Diabetes in Pregnancy Society

•  Western Sydney Diabetes

DIETITIANS

•  Dietitians Association of Australia

GPs

•  Royal Australian College of General Practitioners – RACGP

•  Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine – ACRRM

NURSING

•  Australian College of Nursing

•  Australian Practice Nurses Association 

PHARMACY

•  Australian Pharmacy Council

•  The Pharmaceutical Society of Australia

•  NPS Medicine Wise

OPTOMETRIST

•  Optometrists Association Australia

GOVERNMENT

•  NSW Ministry of Health

•  Department of Health and Ageing – DOHA

•  National Health and Medical Research Council – NHMRC

e-HEALTH
•  Personally Controlled Electronic Health Record (PCEHR) system

CLINICAL TRIALS
•  Australian Clinical Trials

Note: This is a federal government website that offers easier access to clinical trials of new drugs, treatments and medical procedures.

INTERNATIONAL DIABETES ORGANISATIONS

•  International Diabetes Federation – IDF

•  World Diabetes Federation

•  International Society For Pediatric And Adolescent Diabetes – ISPAD

•  Life for a Child

•  American Diabetes Association

•  Canadian Diabetes Association

•  Diabetes Hands Foundation

•  Diabetes Denmark

•  Diabetes Finland

•  Diabetes Netherlands

•  Diabetes Sweden

•  Diabetes UK

HEALTH INFORMATION 

•  Healthdirect 

•  My Dr from MIMS

HEALTH INFORMATION ACCREDITATION

•  HONCode

Please note: the opinions expressed by all of the above websites do not necessarily reflect the views of Diabetes NSW.