A powerful way to help reduce the impact of diabetes is to raise awareness – in our community, our state and all around Australia.
Every year, Diabetes SA presents, promotes and participates in awareness campaigns focused on diabetes.
We invite your involvement in the latest upcoming campaigns.
National Diabetes Week 2022
As part of National Diabetes Week 2022 (10-16 July), Diabetes SA will turn the spotlight onto the importance of early detection of diabetes and the possible complications. Our focus is on:
- Increasing awareness of the risk of developing type 2 diabetes through the AUSDRISK tool
- Raising awareness of the signs and symptoms of diabetes.
- Highlighting the importance of engaging with the health care team for prevention and early detection of complications.
- Providing advice for prevention and management of diabetes.
NDW Campaign Kit
The NDW Campaign Kit explains how health professionals, community organisations, community and media can get involved and includes expanded messages and resources that can be used to raise awareness to ensure we can facilitate the early detection, prevention and management of diabetes.
Download: NDW campaign kit
Download: Social media tiles
Diabetes – the risks, results, and learning to manage the condition
We all live and work in situations where we need to learn to manage different types of risks.
One person develops type 2 diabetes every 10 minutes... could it be you?
Raising awareness of a person’s risk of developing type 2 diabetes through promotion of the Australian Type 2 Diabetes Risk Assessment (AUSDRISK) Tool.
Are you at risk? Take the test – facethefacts.org.au
Living with diabetes? Routine checks help reduce the risk of diabetes-related complications.
We encourage people living with diabetes to complete their annual cycle of care for diabetes management with the aim of reducing the risk for diabetes related complications.
Many people are not seeing their GP or health professional for their routine checks. Learn more about how to get the most from your doctors' appointment.
- Listen to the Annual cycle of care podcast has been developed to assist you with diabetes care. There are ten podcasts in the series that talk about the annual cycle of care – what it is, why it's important, and what you need to know about it.
- Watch the PBA FM Radio recording with Claire Smith, Accredited Practising Dietitian, and Pamela Kirgianis, Credentialled Diabetes Educator who joined PBA FM Radio to discuss risks associated with diabetes and what you can do to prevent diabetes-related complications.
Resource Kit for Health Professionals
As part of the awareness campaign, Diabetes SA developed a free National Diabetes Week Resource Kit for health professionals.
Please feel free to download these resources to help raise awareness about diabetes and preventing diabetes-related complications:
Don't forget to showcase how you're getting involved by tagging us on social media.