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We are a charity and membership organisation providing education, advice, ongoing support and advocacy to Queenslanders living with diabetes, and those at risk.
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Renew your membership

We are proud to be your Diabetes Queensland health team and we are passionate about making your life a little easier. 

 

Your membership makes this all possible. 

Live well with diabetes

Live well with diabetes

Stay on top of your diabetes with the help of Diabetes Queensland and your healthcare team.

 

Understanding diabetes and the treatment available is the first step.

Get involved

Get involved

Your support helps people with diabetes, please donate to make a difference.  

Feel like a challenge? Join us on a walk, run, cycle or create your own fundraising event. 

 

Thanks for your support.

Education and information

Diabetes - What now?
Diabetes - What now?

Type 2 diabetes information to help you feel more confident.

Staying well with diabetes
Staying well with diabetes

Whether you are living with type 1 or type 2 diabetes, EXPOsing diabetes aims to inform, empower, support.

For schools and parents
For schools and parents

Information for Queensland schools, teachers and parents of students living with diabetes.

Assess your risk
Assess your risk

Take the online test to find out your risk of developing type 2 diabetes.

Healthy Shopping
Healthy Shopping

Our Healthy Food Shopping website for reading food labels and choosing the right foods.

Lastest recipes
Lastest recipes

We have a range of healthy recipes that have been selected based on nutrient criteria and suitability for people with diabetes.

What's on

See what else is on
  • 29

    Aug

    One on One parent information session - Redcliffe

    Join parents and carers of 10 -16 year-olds with type 1 diabetes at Diabetes Queensland's One on One Parent Information evening. Meet other...

  • 31

    Aug

    Virtual Supermarket Tour - Ipswich

    The Virtual Shopping Tour for people with diabetes and their carers, is a free two hour classroom based session. The tour provides people with...

  • 01

    Sep

    EXPOsing diabetes - Bundaberg Region

    EXPOsing diabetes is a one-day educational event which brings together local health professionals to provide education sessions to people with...

  • 05

    Sep

    Diabetes - What Now? - Roma

    The 'Diabetes - What now?' program is for people with type 2 diabetes; in particular those who have been newly diagnosed or who have not had any...

  • 06

    Sep

    Got Suga workshop - Mount Isa

    Gidgee Healing and Diabetes Queensland would like to invite you to a fun and interactive workshop. Got Sugais a fun,...

Latest news

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  • New PBS listing to help people with type 2 diabetes

    Diabetes Australia welcomed the Minister for Health Sussan Ley's announcement of the Federal Government's decision to list diabetes drug Bydureon on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) and said the move would improve quality of life for many people ...

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  • Game-changer: islet cell transplant hopes

    Two of Australia's leading doctors are combining their talents to research using artificial skin as a potential site to transplant pancreatic islet cells. Professor Toby Coates, one of Australia's pre-eminent kidney transplant specialists, told Diabetes Queensland about the potentially game-changing advances.

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  • Little hearts can improve by taking more steps

    New research funded by Diabetes Australia shows keeping count of daily steps and boosting physical activity can pay off for children with type 1 diabetes, according to new research from the University of Adelaide and the Women's and Children's Hospital. For the first time, researchers have shown that children who have type 1 diabetes can improve their cardiovascular health ...

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Diabetes. Who cares? We do. NDSS.

The National Diabetes Services Scheme (NDSS) is an initiative of the Australian Government administered by Diabetes Australia. The NDSS agent in Queensland is Diabetes Queensland.