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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.
Become a member

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. 

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

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
  • 28

    Feb

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

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  • Type 1 diabetes 'attack' signal identified

    In people with type 1 diabetes, the body destroys certain cells in the pancreas because it mistakes them for foreign invaders. Researchers in Switzerland believe they have found one of the long-sought triggers of this attack. The cells that are destroyed, called beta cells, normally produce certain proteins in packages called exosomes. The new study found ...

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  • Study shows potential new therapy for diabetic kidney disease

    An international team of scientists in collaboration with global biotechnology leader CSL has successfully prevented the progression of Diabetic Kidney Disease (DKD) in laboratory studies of type 2 diabetes. The findings are an important breakthrough ...

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  • Innovative procedure to measure cell energy production developed

    A software that better helps researchers detect shifts in fuel utilisation in human cells will allow them to determine whether dietary intake and drugs would help normalise the chronic inflammation that is known to drive the development of diseases including diabetes. ...

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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.