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Resources for diabetes educators

Diabetes educators

Despite an increasingly strong body of evidence, many patients and health care professionals are unaware of the links between oral diseases and diabetes. Diabetes educators can help their clients to maintain better health by developing greater awareness of these links.

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CPD – oral health and diabetes
  
CPD - oral health and diabetesDHSV has helped produce a training package for diabetes educators to increase awareness about the associations between oral health and diabetes. This is now live on the Australian Diabetes Educators Association (ADEA) e-learning platform, available to all ADEA members across Australia.
 
 icon View the Australian Diabetes Educators Association e-learning platform
 
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The links between oral health and general health
  
 Links between oral and general healthStudies show that poor oral health is connected to major chronic diseases. This report released by Dental Health Services Victoria explains how dental health is linked to cardiovascular disease, diabetes, respiratory illnesses, stroke, dementia and adverse pregnancy outcomes.
 
iconRead the links between oral health and general health [PDF - 1,396 KB)
 
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Eat for health
  
 Eat for healthEat for health is a one stop shop for information about eating well. It houses the Australian Dietary Guidelines (2013) and includes a range of resources.
 
icon Visit the eat for health website
 


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Information for your clients

 
icon How to brush guide (includes denture care) [PDF - 534 KB]
 
icon How to brush your child's teeth guide [PDF - 669 KB]
 

iconHow to floss guide [PDF - 222 KB]

iconHow smoking affects your mouth [PDF - 457 KB]


PDFGeneral dental health advice

 
icon Translated oral health information
 
PDF Full DHSV resource library


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