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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 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. Join us on a walk, run, cycle or create your own fundraising event. Or donate today to make a difference.

 

Thanks for your support.

Education and information

DESMOND for type 2 diabetes
DESMOND for type 2 diabetes

This one day course will help you understand and manage the changes type 2 diabetes can bring to your life.

Diabetes education workshops
Diabetes education workshops

Practical workshops for people living with all types of diabetes. Find a topic for you.

EXPOsing diabetes
EXPOsing diabetes

Our diabetes expo aims to empower you with the information and support you need to live well with type 1 or type 2 diabetes.

For kids living with diabetes
For kids living with diabetes

Information for parents, Queensland schools and teachers 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

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  • 30

    Jan

    DESMOND - Helensvale

    DESMOND - Helensvale

    Diabetes Education and Self-Management for Ongoing and Newly Diagnosed (DESMOND) is an education program designed to support people living with type...

  • 05

    Feb

    Ready Set Go, Let’s Move - Ipswich

    Ready Set Go, Let’s Move - Ipswich

    If you are having difficulty getting started, or find it hard to stay on track with your physical activity, this session is...

  • 05

    Feb

    MeterSmart - Ipswich

    MeterSmart - Ipswich

    Do you find checking your blood glucose painful? Or suspect you are not getting accurate results? This practical skills...

  • 06

    Feb

    DESMOND - Redlands

    DESMOND - Redlands

    Diabetes Education and Self-Management for Ongoing and Newly Diagnosed (DESMOND) is an education program designed to support people living with type...

  • 08

    Feb

    CarbSmart - Sunnybank Hills

    CarbSmart - Sunnybank Hills

    Confused about carbs? This session will make you an expert on the myths and facts of carbohydrates. Learn about the...

Latest news

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  • People with type 1 diabetes to access life changing technology

    Australia's leading diabetes groups have welcomed a major funding boost that will help up to 37,000 Australians with type 1 diabetes access life-changing diabetes technology. Minister for Health, the Hon. Greg Hunt MP announced funding of $100 million over four years from March 1, 2019, to help Australians living with type 1 diabetes access glucose monitoring ...

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  • The truth about type 1 and trekking the Great Ocean Road

    The truth about type 1 and trekking the Great Ocean Road

    The Great Ocean Road Trek is a tough challenge: a 100km walk over five days along Victoria's rugged coastline. For 58-year-old Pauline Barham (far right) from Mackay and 32-year-old Nick Hannant from Toowoomba ...

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  • Changes to the NDSS from 1 December 2018

    Changes to the NDSS from 1 December 2018

    More than 600,000 people with diabetes are set to benefit from cheaper access to products under changes to the National Diabetes Services Scheme (NDSS). From 1 December 2018 the cost of items listed on the NDSS ...

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Diabetes. Who cares? We do. NDSS.

The National Diabetes Services Scheme is an initiative of the Australian Government, administered with the assistance of Diabetes Australia. Your NDSS agent in Queensland is Diabetes Queensland.