Ngati and Healthy, the 2006 Whanau Ora Award supreme winner and a 2006 Health Innovation Award finalist, is a collaborative community intervention between Ngati Porou Hauora and the Edgar National Centre for Diabetes and Obesity Research (now EDOR).
The project aimed to reduce the incidence of insulin resistance in the short term, and type 2 diabetes in the long term. Implementation of the diabetes prevention community intervention began in 2004.
- Ngati and Healthy: Diabetes Prevention in Action poster (PDF 200 KB) Presented at the International Federation for Diabetes 2006 Congress, Melbourne Australia
- Ngati and Healthy Prevent Diabetes Project poster (PDF 340 KB) Presented at the Agencies for Nutrition Action 2005 Conference.
- Ngati and Healthy two-year intervention poster (PDF 2.1MB)
- Ngati and Healthy 2003 prevalence survey poster (PDF 970 KB) Presented to local community groups and survey participants.