Info Sheets

We offer a wide range of informative booklets and info sheets for you to peruse.

Type 1 diabetes

We have several publications specifically for type 1 diabetes. These include:

Type 2 diabetes

We have several publications specifically for type 2 diabetes. To find these resources, click here.

Gestational diabetes

Gestational diabetes – Caring for yourself and your baby

This booklet is also available in Arabic, Turkish, Vietnamese, and Chinese (traditional and simplified script).

This NDSS booklet provides comprehensive information about gestational diabetes, its management and where to get help when required. This booklet will be sent to every woman diagnosed with gestational diabetes who is registered with the NDSS.

Click here to download this booklet.

Pictorial carbohydrate serves guide

This resource is a pictorial guide to carbohydrate serves to assist with the dietary management of gestational diabetes.

Click here to download or print the booklet.

Life after gestational diabetes

This booklet provides information about reducing the risk of type 2 diabetes. It is sent to every woman who has registered with the National Gestational Diabetes Register.

Click here to download or print the booklet.

Diabetes SA publications

Diabetes SA produces a number of publications and brochures that can help you manage your diabetes, including:

IDF empowerment booklet

IDF (International Diabetes Federation) has developed a resource 'Living with Diabetes: I Can do it! A patient empowerment booklet'. It is available in 12 languages, including English.

This booklet can help you to find answers to the following questions:

  • What is your role and what tasks are yours in diabetes treatment?
  • What does “empowerment” mean?
  • What are the basic issues you should pay attention to, in your diabetes treatment and care?
  • How can you work together with your health care professionals and your community to improve your overall
  • care?

Click here to download the resource.

Please note that this information booklet is intended as a guide only. It should not replace individual medical advice and if you have any concerns about your health or further questions, you should raise them with your doctor.

NDSS information sheets

Diabetes SA offers a range of NDSS information sheets to download, covering:

  • Understanding diabetes
  • Managing diabetes
  • Diabetes & related health
  • Diabetes & emotional health
  • Diabetes & lifestyle

Click here to see the list of all information sheets.