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
- Community sharps
- Diabetes in Pregnancy
- Interpreting services
- The National Diabetes Services Scheme (NDSS) Multicultural Diabetes Portal
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.
- Europe – Greek, Italian, Turkish
- Middle East – Arabic
- Asia – Chinese (Simplified), Chinese (Traditional), Vietnamese
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:
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 Multicultural Diabetes Portal
The National Diabetes Services Scheme (NDSS) Multicultural Diabetes Portal provides a broad range of translated resources for health professionals and people from culturally and linguistically diverse communities. These resources provide information to help people confidently self-manage their diabetes.
Click here to access the portal.