Multi-cultural Resources

Translated Paediatric Diabetes Resources

What is type 1 diabetes?

English

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Hindi
हिंदी

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Hindi
हिंदी

Arabic
العربية

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Arabic
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Vietnamese
Tiếng Việt

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Vietnamese
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Chinese
中文

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Chinese
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Greek
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Greek
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What is Hypoglycaemia?

English

 

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Hindi
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Arabic
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Arabic
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Vietnamese
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Chinese
中文

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Chinese
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Greek
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Blood Glucose Monitoring

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Hindi
हिंदी

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Hindi
हिंदी

Arabic
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Arabic
العربية

Vietnamese
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Vietnamese
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Chinese
中文

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Chinese
中文

Greek
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Greek
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Insulin & Type 1 Diabetes

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Hindi
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Hindi
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Arabic
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Arabic
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Vietnamese
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Chinese
中文

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Chinese
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Greek
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Greek
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Physical Activity & Type 1 Diabetes

English

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Hindi
हिंदी

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Hindi
हिंदी

Arabic
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Arabic
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Vietnamese
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Chinese
中文

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Chinese
中文

Greek
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Greek
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Healthy Eating & Type 1 Diabetes

English

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Hindi
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Hindi
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Arabic
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Arabic
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Vietnamese
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中文

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Greek
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ADDITIONAL MULTI-CULTURAL RESOURCES

Further Educational resources can be found on the Life For A Child website.

The International Diabetes Federation “Life for a Child” Programme was established in 2000 with support from Diabetes NSW & ACT and HOPE worldwide.

It is an innovative and sustainable support programme in which individuals, families and organisations contribute monetary or in-kind donations to help children with diabetes in developing countries.

The formula is simple: contributions from donors go to established diabetes centres enabling them to provide the ongoing clinical care and diabetes education children need to stay alive.

Community Sharps Disposal 

Information about the disposal of community sharps is available in different languages via Diabetes NSW & ACT .

 Telephone Interpreter Service

A FREE telephone interpreter service is available for people who may have difficulty speaking English, to communicate with staff at Diabetes NSW. This service is available through the Translating and Interpreting Service (TIS) of the Department of Immigration and Border Protection.

TIS have access to professional interpreters in almost 2000 languages and dialects and can respond immediately to most requests.

How to access an interpreter:

  • Dial 131 450 for the Translating and Interpreting Service (TIS).
  • Explain the purpose for the call e.g. you are wanting to talk to an: educator, dietitian or to someone about exercise at Diabetes NSW.
  • The operator will connect you to an interpreter in the required language and to a Diabetes NSW health professional for a three-way conversation.

Multicultural Health Communications Service

The NSW Multicultural Health Communication Service (Multicultural Communication) provides information for consumers and information and services to assist health professionals to communicate with non English speaking communities throughout New South Wales. The NSW Department of Health funds the service, and endorses the multilingual health information published on the website. There are over 400 publications on health in a wide range of languages and a new publication is produced each month. Some multilingual resources produced by other services are also listed on this website and there are links to related websites.

The Service also produces resources and translation guidelines, and acts as a central point of referral to other agencies and workers undertaking research with ethnic communities.

www.mhcs.health.nsw.gov.au

Useful Links

www.diabetesaustralia.com.au – Diabetes Australia

Resources for Health Professionals are available under the following headings: What is diabetes?, Diabetes and your body, Insulin and tablets, Food and nutrition, Diabetes and exercise. The information is currently available in the following languages: Arabic, Hindi, Chinese, Croatian, Greek, Italian, Serbian, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian and Vietnamese.

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