Your expert diabetes advicefor less than 20 cents per day Become a member today Diabetes info for parents, kids and teachers Learn more 'This is exactly what I need' Come on get happy Donate Shop online Our recipes NDSS info Find support What's on Donate Shop online Our recipes NDSS info Find support What's on We are a charity and membership organisation providing education, advice, ongoing support and advocacy to Queenslanders living with diabetes, and those at risk. Become a member 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. Join us 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. Find out more 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. Fundraise or donate Education and information 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 Information for Queensland schools, teachers and parents of students living with diabetes. Assess your risk Take the online test to find out your risk of developing type 2 diabetes. Healthy Shopping Our Healthy Food Shopping website for reading food labels and choosing the right foods. 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 28 Feb 28/Feb/2017 - Virtual Supermarket Tour - Caboolture 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 Mar 01/Mar/2017 - One on One parent seminar - Sunshine Coast Join parents and carers of 9 -16 year-olds with type 1 diabetes at Diabetes Queensland's One on Oneparent seminar. Meet other... 02 Mar 02/Mar/2017 - Diabetes management for health professionals - Webinar Series By understanding the nature, impact and appropriate management of diabetes, health professionals are able to effectively advocate for their clients... 06 Mar 06/Mar/2017 - DESMOND - Eight Mile Plains Diabetes Education and Self-Management for Ongoing and Newly Diagnosed (DESMOND) is an education program designed to support people living with type... 08 Mar 08/Mar/2017 - Virtual Supermarket Tour - Chermside The Virtual Shopping Tour for people with diabetes and their carers, is a free two hour classroom based session. The tour provides people... Latest news See all articles High protein diet reduces insulin resistance A recent study from Germany has looked at using high protein diets to reduce liver fat in people with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) and type 2 diabetes ... Read more Sex and women with diabetes Some women living with diabetes may experience sexual dysfunction, a complication sometimes endured in silence but one that can be resolved. Do any of these symptoms sound familiar? A decrease in sexual desire ... Read more CGMs make it to the US Medicare reimbursement list While we wait to hear about access to CGM in Australia, here's some good news from the United States: Medicare in the United States has changed its policy to include continuous glucose monitors (CGMs) as durable medical equipment ... Read more 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.