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Newsletter | Diabetes
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Dear subscribers,

Welcome to the first edition of the Diabetes Newsletter for 2021 from the Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet (HealthInfoNet).

We encourage you to share this newsletter with your colleagues and networks and anyone else who may be interested. If you would like your work, programs, jobs or resources to be featured in this newsletter in the future, please get in touch with me via email.

Check out the AIH Twitter account to keep on top of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health issues in Diabetes.

Kind regards,

Darren Deves
Research Officer
Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet

Read the first issue of our new-look HealthBulletin Journal

The Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet has published the first issue of the HealthBulletin Journal via the Edith Cowan University (ECU) Research Online institutional repository.

You can find the first issue of the Journal here. If you have an article for consideration, please visit our submissions page where you will be required to create a log in. If you would like to be kept up to date and informed on current Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health research, you can subscribe to the HealthBulletin here

Wanted: Health Professionals in Mirrabooka, Balga and surrounding North Metro area

Diabetes Western Australia (WA) are seeking valuable input and participation from health professionals, in particular general practitioners and practice nurses, who are involved in the care of patients living with diabetes in the Mirrabooka, Balga and surrounding North Metropolitan area of Perth WA.

Click here for more information.

Stay up to date with the latest information and resources for COVID-19

40 years of  the Australian Diabetes Educators Association (ADEA): Share your best moments

This year marks the 40th anniversary of ADEA and they are celebrating with a special history project. Why not take a walk down memory lane and remember all the events, achievements and especially the people who defined the last four decades of diabetes education in Australia. 

If you have memories, photos or videos that you would like to share, please send them to
The Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet is seeking expressions of interest from young Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people (aged 18-25 years) to join its national Advisory Board. The Advisory Board provides strategic advice and guidance to the HealthInfoNet's Director to ensure that it continues to provide support to the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health sector workforce. Click here for more information.

Please note: Applications close Friday 26 February 2021.




To read more of the latest articles and information about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health visit our HealthBulletin





  • Back on Track Campaign - This national campaign aims to encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to get ‘back on track’ with their diabetes self-care in 2021.
  • Healthy Deadly Feet Project - This pilot project aims to increase the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander workforce in foot care and podiatry in New South Wales (NSW).
  • Mount Magnet Integrated Chronic Disease Care (ICDC) Program - This program aims to provide a combination of care and multidisciplinary care for people living with chronic conditions such as diabetes, cardiovascular or respiratory conditions in Mount Magnet WA.
  • Top End Diabetes Foot Project - This project aims to reduce diabetes-related foot complications and amputations for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in the Northern Territory (NT).
View more Programs for Diabetes

Share your Program with us

The team at the HealthInfoNet is always interested to hear about programs and projects that people are working on around Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health, even those that have already been completed. If you would like to send us through some information we'd be more than happy to host a listing of your program or organisation on our site.



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