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Australian Indigenous HealthBulletin
 

Gary goanna goes healthy (2012)

Author

Diabetes WA

Publisher

Diabetes WA

City

Perth

Type

Booklet

 

Description

This resource is a storybook aimed at educating children and their families about the importance of reducing the risk of developing type 2 diabetes. Accompanying colouring-in books and stickers have also been developed.

The storybook encourages children to adopt three simple behaviours to prevent type 2 diabetes:

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When to use this resource

Diabetes WA currently has 10,000 copies of the book which will be available to Aboriginal communities state-wide and distributed to schools with an Aboriginal population, libraries, health institutions and centres. Please refer to the contact details below if you wish to obtain copies of the book.

Contact details

Ebony Nardi
Health Promotion Officer, Aboriginal Health
Diabetes WA
Level 3, 322 Hay Street
Subiaco WA 6008
Ph: (08) 9436 6246
Email: Aboriginalhealth@diabeteswa.com.au

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Last updated: 16 April 2014
 
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