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Multicultural Health - multilingual diabetes information

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Are you at risk from the world's fastest growing disease?     
Publisher NSW Multicultural Health Communication Service   
Description An information guide to the risk factors for diabetes, and how to reduce them.
Date 1999      
Languages English Czech Macedonian Thai
Arabic Italian Portuguese Tongan
Bosnian Khmer Russian Turkish
Chinese Korean Serbian Vietnamese

Croatian

 

Lao Spanish
Title Diabetes and your eyes  
Publisher NSW Multicultural Health Communication Service     
Description An information guide for prevention and treatment of eye damage (retinopathy) caused by diabetes.
Date 2000
Languages English Greek Polish Spanish
Arabic Italian Russian Vietnamese

Chinese

 

Title Diabetes in pregnancy   
Publisher NSW Multicultural Health Communication Service    
Description Information that explains the condition and how it can affect a woman's pregnancy and future health.
Date 2000
Languages English Italian Portuguese Thai
Arabic Khmer Russian Tongan
Chinese Korean Serbian Turkish
Croatian Lao Spanish Vietnamese

Greek

 

Macedonian
Title Give your feet the care they deserve   
Publisher NSW Multicultural Health Communication Service     
Description An information guide to foot health, including common foot problems, and special care for people with diabetes.
Date 1998
Languages English Italian Russian Thai
Arabic Macedonian Serbian Turkish
Chinese Portuguese Spanish Vietnamese

Croatian

 

Title Various facts sheets on diabetes 
Publisher Diabetes Australia
Description Various information on diabetes, how it affects your body, food and nutrition and how exercise can help.
Date 2002
Languages English Greek Spanish Turkish
Croatian Italian

 

 

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Last updated: 10 October 2013

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