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Australian Indigenous HealthBulletin
 

Road to good health

 

Overview

The Road to good health program is a type 2 diabetes prevention program for Victorian Aboriginal people and their families. The program is the cornerstone of the Aboriginal life! program and supports participants identified at high risk of diabetes to take a healthier life approach.

The program aims to help people make sustainable lifestyle changes, like choosing healthier food and drink, and being more physically active, which helps reduce the risk of developing type 2 diabetes, and other problems such as heart disease and high blood pressure.

Key learnings from the program include:

The program is run in a number of communities across Victoria by Aboriginal Health Workers and health professionals.

Abstract adapted from Diabetes Australia (Victoria)

Contacts

Diabetes Australia
Victoria Branch
Melbourne Office
570 Elizabeth Street
Melbourne Vic 3000
Ph: (03) 9667 1777
Email: mail@diabetesvic.org.au

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Last updated: 29 May 2015
 
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