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The diabetes story: living a healthy and long life with well controlled diabetes (2005)

Author

Central Australian Aboriginal Congress

Publisher

Central Australian Aboriginal Congress

City

Alice Springs

Type

Audiovisual

 

Description

The Diabetes story is a health information movie which has five scenes or chapters which cover the following topics:
  • how do you feel?
  • what is diabetes?
  • why have I got diabetes?
  • what could happen to me?
  • if you have diabetes or think you might have diabetes.
The movie plays in Macromedia Flash and is available in three Central Australian languages (Pitjantjatjara, Warlpiri, Arrernte), as well as English. The diabetes story was developed by Central Australian Aboriginal Congress in conjunction with Health Living NT.

Abstract adapted from Central Australian Aboriginal Congress

When to use this resource

This movie can be used as a diabetes educational tool and is very useful for people who do not understand many medical terms dealing with diabetes. It can be used to provide background information to practitioners and Health Workers, as well as for use with Aboriginal clients in a group education session or for individual consultation.

Contact details

Central Australian Aboriginal Congress
14 Leichardt Terrace
Alice Springs NT 0871
PO Box 1604
Alice Springs NT 0871
Ph: (08) 8951 4401
Fax: (08) 8959 4717
Email: communications@caac.org.au

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Last updated: 21 January 2014
 
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