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Australia is a culturally rich and diverse nation.

Over different languages are spoken in Australian homes today. The Australian population is increasing diverse in terms of country of birth, language spoken, religious affiliation or secular belief — and whether people are of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent.

The Census shows that almost half 49 per cent of Australians had either been born overseas first generation Australian or that one or both parents had been born overseas second generation Australian. Research also shows that certain culturally and linguistically diverse groups in Australia are disproportionately affected by type 2 diabetes compared with the Australian-born population. People born in certain regions of the globe — notably those from Northern Sexual health resources nsw lotto and the Middle East, Asia, Southern and Eastern Europe and South Pacific Islands — tend to have an increased risk of developing diabetes.

These groups also have a higher rate of diabetes-related hospitalisations and death, together with worse overall Sexual health resources nsw lotto outcomes than those born in Australia.

Australian Bureau of Statistics. The Multicultural Diabetes Portal provides an easy access to a broad range of diabetes resources for people from culturally and linguistically diverse CALD backgrounds.

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