Indigenous factsheets

Indigenous Australians are three times more likely to develop type 2 diabetes than non-indigenous Australians. Type 2 diabetes is a serious disease that can lead to life-threatening complications. If you’re living with type 2 diabetes there is a lot you can do to manage it and live well. And for those who may be at risk there is a lot you can do to lower your chances of developing type 2 diabetes.

Diabetes NSW & ACT has a range of information sheets specially designed for people from Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander backgrounds:

If you’d like any additional information or support, call our Helpline on 1300 342 238.

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