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 25 Feb 25/Feb/2017 - EXPOsing diabetes - Ipswich EXPOsing diabetesis a one-day educational event which brings together local health professionals to provide education sessions to people with... 25 Feb 25/Feb/2017 - Diabetes - What Now? - Townsville 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... 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... Latest news See all articles 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 ... Read more 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 ... Read more 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. ... 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.