Newly diagnosed? DESMOND can help Everything you need to know here Questions about BGLs? Read our guide on what's 'right' My health for life Find out more 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 today 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. Join today 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 For schools and parents Information for Queensland schools, teachers and parents of students living with diabetes. Staying well with diabetes Whether you are living with type 1 or type 2 diabetes, EXPOsing diabetes aims to inform, empower, support. 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 24 Feb 24/Feb/2018 - EXPOsing diabetes Sunshine Coast EXPOsing diabetes is a one-day educational event for people living with type 2 diabetes. This event will equip you with the knowledge... 27 Feb 27/Feb/2018 - Diabetes Technology – Special Event Diabetes Queensland is excited to offer an opportunity for professional development early this year! Diabetes technology moves fast, so... 02 Mar 02/Mar/2018 - DESMOND Logan Diabetes Education and Self-Management for Ongoing and Newly Diagnosed (DESMOND) is an education program designed to support people living with... 02 Mar 02/Mar/2018 - EMPOWERING SCHOOLS TO SUPPORT CHILDREN WITH DIABETES Metro North Hospital and Health Service - Putting People First. This seminar offers key staff in school settings the... 08 Mar 08/Mar/2018 - FootSmart Cairns Your feet are made for walking- so let's keep them healthy. This 90 minute session will teach you all you need to know about checking... Latest news See all articles Roundup of advances made in diabetes care in 2017 The future looks bright for people living with type 1 diabetes as advances in diabetes research and care were rolled out around the world in the past year.A recent article in HealthDay News listed the numerous advances in equipment and medications. Read more School uniform sizes larger today to accommodate larger kids The shape of our kids is expanding so dramatically school uniform manufacturers are now making outfits as big as a girls 34 and a boys 7XL, writes Lanai Scarr, Senior Writer with News Corp Australia Network.But rather than alerting supersized students to their true size, some manufacturers have adopted "vanity sizing" where a former size 12 uniform is now badged as a size 10. Read more The National Diabetes Services Scheme (NDSS) is an initiative of the Australian Government administered with the assistance of Diabetes Australia. The NDSS agent in Queensland is Diabetes Queensland.