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This section provides details and links for programs and projects that address diabetes among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

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Title Reach Focus
A structured systems approach to improving health promotion practice for chronic disease prevention in Indigenous communities NT
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander online peer support program QLD
Aboriginal chronic care program (ACCP): Murr-roo-ma dhun-barn NSW
Aboriginal Diabetes Study SA
Aboriginal health community re-entry program WA
Aboriginal health promotion and chronic care partnership (AHPACC) initiative VIC
Aboriginal life! program VIC
Aboriginal remote telehealth (ART) pilot trial WA
Accurate assessment of renal function and progression of chronic kidney disease in Indigenous Australians (eGFR study) NT, QLD, WA
Active Kooris club VIC
Aunty Jean's good health team program - Aboriginal chronic & complex care program NSW
Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health survey National
Australian Indigenous wellness program WA
Beat it physical activity and lifestyle program National
Better living diabetes program QLD
Blood from a finger prick is ok to test for diabetes WA
Blue Mountains Aboriginal healthy for life program NSW
Bundap marram durn-durn VIC
Cancer in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in Queensland QLD
Care coordination for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders SA
Centre of research excellence in Aboriginal chronic disease knowledge translation and exchange (CREATE) National
Check my risk campaign National
Chronic condition management strategies in Aboriginal communities SA
Chronic conditions program SA
Clinical management of Aboriginal people with co-existing diabetes and alcohol-related health problems SA
Cooking classes for diabetes program NSW
Cooking healthy and physical activity project (CHAPA) NT
Daisy petals program WA
Diabetes - Let's all find out WA
Diabetes and eye health: addressing diabetic retinopathy in the Victorian population VIC
Diabetes Australia Vic Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander program VIC
Diabetes camp NSW
Diabetes care project - DCP QLD, SA, VIC
Diabetes education and self-management for ongoing and newly diagnosed (DESMOND) WA
Diabetes educator program NT
Diabetes management and care program WA
Diabetes service SA
Eat healthy, drink healthy, live healthy campaign QLD
Education services for heart disease and diabetes NT
Employment of Aboriginal Health Workers/Liaison Officers National
Family study of ear health and metabolic diseases in a WA Aboriginal community WA
Fremantle diabetes study WA
Gary goanna goes healthy WA
Genetic studies investigating the cause of the Tiwi Islanders renal disease NT
Gestational diabetes group NT
Get healthy information and coaching service NSW
Get on track challenge WA
Getting better at chronic care in North Queensland: a cluster randomised trial of patient-centered care delivered by Indigenous health professional to Indigenous clients QLD
Getting started group NT
Gomeroi gaaynggal – Gomeroi babies program NSW
Good medicines better health National
Good tucker all round NSW
Goori diabetes complication and assessment clinics NSW
Got suga QLD
Gudbinji chronic disease program NT
Health eTowns National
Health navigator WA
HealthLAB project NT
Healthy black and deadly NSW
Healthy for life National
Healthy start, healthy life National
Heart health 'for our people, by our people' WA
Hero rewards National, QLD
Implications of early life and contemporary influences on body composition, mental health, and precursors of chronic diseases in the Aboriginal birth cohort study National
Improving diabetes care and management in Torres Strait remote primary health care settings QLD
Indigenous diabetic foot program QLD
Indigenous healthy lifestyle project WA
Investigation of the role of HbA1c in diabetes screening protocols in remote Aboriginal communities WA
Kalgoorlie to Perth pipeline challenge WA
Kanyini qualitative study National
Kanyini vascular collaboration National
Kimberley diabetes audit WA
Kimberley diabetic eye care program WA
Let's get physical - Broome style WA
Live longer! National
Living improvements for everyone (LIFE) SA
Living improvements for everyone (LIFE) program WA
Living strong program QLD
Looma healthy lifestyle program WA
Lurrtjurringa lan program WA
Mangabay dhingiga ganggundi bimbi QLD
Many rivers diabetes prevention project NSW
Medical outreach Indigenous chronic disease program (MOICD) National
Medical outreach Indigenous chronic disease program (MOICDP) Western Australia WA
Message sticks pilot program National
Mobile assessment unit NT
Moorditj djena - strong feet WA
Mootang tarimi (living longer) outreach screening program NSW
Moree healthy lifestyle group NSW
Move QLD
My healthy balance WA
National diabetes services scheme (NDSS) National
National diabetes services scheme Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples program National
Need for feed QLD
Northern Territory (NT) diabetes in pregnancy partnership NT
Northern Territoy point of care testing program NT
NSW knockout weight loss challenge NSW
One deadly step NSW
Pilbara Aboriginal eye health program WA
Practice incentives program (PIP) - Indigenous health incentive National
Predicting heart disease in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people NT
Pregnancy and adverse neonatal diabetes outcomes in remote Australia (PANDORA) NT
Prevent diabetes live life well program NSW
Promoting water consumption in remote communities WA
Quality assurance for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander medical services program (QAAMS) National, SA
Quality improvement in practice: improving diabetes care and patient outcomes in Aboriginal community controlled health services WA
Renal primary health program NT
Rethink sugary drink National
Return to country NT
Road to good health VIC
Soft drink consumption in Aboriginal communities WA
Stayin' strong QLD
Staying healthy, staying home program QLD
Strong culture: a road to good health WA
Supporting better diabetes care in the centre clinical outreach service NT
Sustained retinal screening program WA
TEAMSnet (Telehealth eye and associated medical services network) National
The Aboriginal birth cohort study National
The control of diabetes through weight loss in Indigenous Australians VIC
The Desert feet tour WA
The DRUID follow up survey: diabetes and related disorders in urban Indigenous people in the Darwin region NT
The DRUID study: diabetes and related disorders in urban Indigenous people in the Darwin region NT
The face of diabetes campaign National
The Indigenous diabetes eyes and screening (IDEAS) van project QLD
The journey of living with diabetes WA
The relationship of body composition, renal impairment and inflammatory cytokines in Indigenous people with diabetes NT
The role of Aboriginal community control of primary care in diabetic outcomes at Derby Aboriginal Health Service (DAHS) WA
The Rural health outreach fund WA
The Sugarman SA
The wellbeing project NT
Tiwi pakajura primary prevention program NT
Town camp chronic disease project NT
Using HbA1c to simplify diabetes screening in remote Aboriginal communities WA
VicOutreach Aboriginal health program VIC
Walgan Tilly project: chronic care for Aboriginal people NSW
Walyup Kworpading Koort (healing heart) WA
Water bubbler project WA
Well person's health check day QLD
West Coast Eagles Indigenous leadership program WA
Western region diabetes analysis project VIC
Willora diabetes self management project NT
Women in partnership WA
Women's checkout program VIC
Work it out! QLD
World Diabetes Day toolkit International
Wurli-Wurlinjang diabetes day program NT
Yarn up about diabetes WA
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