In this ‘Postcard from the Edge’, LITFL’s Michelle Johnston reflects on her recent exposure to indigenous health in Australia’s remote communities. The ‘Edge’ can be quite close to home.
The How’s Your Sugar? website deals with the issues faced by Australian Indigenous people in ‘living well’ with type 2 diabetes. It uses peer-to-peer narrative through interactive video clips and simple graphics to help explain the importance of food, exercise, medication and smoking cessation on controlling diabetes.