The better living diabetes project

Pearce, Susanne and Thomas, Ann-Marie and Gorman, Don (2005) The better living diabetes project. Aboriginal and Islander Health Worker Journal, 29 (1). pp. 4-6. ISSN 1037-3403

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Abstract

In 2001 Goondir Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Corporation for Health Services based in Dalby (Queensland) in collaboration with the University of Southern Queensland in Toowoomba received funding from the Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing for the Better Living Diabetics project. The funding was allocated for projects with a Chronic Disease Self-Management focus under the Sharing Health Care Initiative (SHCI), being one of four national Indigenous SHCI projects. The following article is consolidation of the progress of the project thus far with particular focus on the strategies and tools used, which have had positive outcomes.


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Item Type: Article (Commonwealth Reporting Category C)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: Deposited with permission of publisher.
Depositing User: epEditor USQ
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Sciences - Department of Nursing
Date Deposited: 11 Oct 2007 00:19
Last Modified: 02 Jul 2013 22:31
Uncontrolled Keywords: diabetes; indigenous; Torres Strait Islander; living; glucose
Fields of Research (FOR2008): 11 Medical and Health Sciences > 1103 Clinical Sciences > 110312 Nephrology and Urology
11 Medical and Health Sciences > 1117 Public Health and Health Services > 111716 Preventive Medicine
11 Medical and Health Sciences > 1117 Public Health and Health Services > 111701 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health
Socio-Economic Objective (SEO2008): C Society > 92 Health > 9201 Clinical Health (Organs, Diseases and Abnormal Conditions) > 920104 Diabetes
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/376

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