Multicultural resources

Diabetes NSW & ACT has a range of multicultural resources designed to help people from non-English speaking backgrounds better understand and manage their diabetes. These include booklets, pamphlets and websites covering a range of topics including:

Making healthy food choices

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.

Download your copy:

Community sharps information leaflets

Disposing of sharps safely is important for the health and well being of the community. Download a copy of our helpful information leaflet available in a range of different languages.

Diabetes in pregnancy

For women living with diabetes the best preparation for a healthy pregnancy starts with getting the right information and advice. These videos and factsheets contain important information for women of child bearing age in:

  • Cantonese 繁體中文
  • Mandarin 简体中文
  • Urdu اردو
  • Bengali বাঙালি
  • Nepali मधुमेह
  • Arabic عربي

Interpreter services

A free telephone interpreter service is available for people who may have difficulty speaking English. Phone the Translating and Interpreting Service (TIS) on 131 450 for access to professional interpreters in almost 2,000 languages and dialects.

NDSS Information in Your Language

The NDSS Information in Your Language landing page contains translated diabetes resources in several languages. These resources provide information to help people confidently self-manage their diabetes. The resources are available in:


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