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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.

For kids living with diabetes
For kids living with diabetes

Information for parents, Queensland schools and teachers of students living with diabetes.

Check your risk of type 2 diabetes
Check your risk of type 2 diabetes

Take the online test to find out your risk of developing type 2 diabetes.

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.

Healthy Shopping
Healthy Shopping

Our Healthy Food Shopping website for reading food labels and choosing the right foods.

What's on

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  • 18

    Feb

    DESMOND - Robina

    DESMOND - Robina

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

  • 18

    Feb

    CarbSmart - Nerang

    CarbSmart - Nerang

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

  • 18

    Feb

    MeterSmart - Nerang

    MeterSmart - Nerang

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

  • 20

    Feb

    DESMOND - Innisfail

    DESMOND - Innisfail

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

  • 23

    Feb

    Live your life EXPO - Logan

    The Live Your Life EXPO is your opportunity to get the latest information from the experts in the diabetes space. If you have been living with type...

Latest news

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  • Diabetes causes most preventable hospitalisations in Queensland

    Diabetes causes most preventable hospitalisations in Queensland

    Diabetes is the largest single cause of potentially preventable hospitalisations (PPHs) in Queensland, according to the state's Chief Health Officer's latest report. There are now more than 10,000 hospitalisations in a year ...

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  • New school year stressful for parents of type 1 kids

    New school year stressful for parents of type 1 kids

    Diabetes Australia has acknowledged that parents and carers of 11,000 Australian children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes are likely to face more challenges than most as they begin the new school year. "There ...

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  • It’s time for blood glucose meter maintenance

    Ensuring your blood glucose (BG) meter is reporting your blood glucose level (BGL) accurately is an important part of helping to manage your diabetes effectively. If you are unsure whether your BG meter is working properly, consider these simple maintenance tips. Always wash your hands and dry them thoroughly before checking your BGL. Residue on your hands such as honey can affect ...

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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.