For expert advice,information and support Become a member today Diabetes events and programs Find a session near you Walk for diabetes Experience the Great Ocean Road 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 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. Join us on a walk, run, cycle or create your own fundraising event. Or donate today to make a difference. Thanks for your support. Fundraise or donate Education and information 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 Practical workshops for people living with all types of diabetes. Find a topic for you. For kids living with diabetes Information for parents, Queensland schools and teachers of students living with diabetes. Check your risk of type 2 diabetes Take the online test to find out your risk of developing type 2 diabetes. 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 Our Healthy Food Shopping website for reading food labels and choosing the right foods. What's on See what else is on 27 Mar 27/Mar/2019 - DESMOND - Helensvale Diabetes Education and Self-Management for Ongoing and Newly Diagnosed (DESMOND) is an education program designed to support people living with... 28 Mar 28/Mar/2019 - DESMOND - Laidley - Booked out Please note, this session is booked out. Diabetes Education and Self-Management for Ongoing and Newly Diagnosed (DESMOND) is an... 28 Mar 28/Mar/2019 - DESMOND - Mackay - Booked out Please note, this session is booked out. Diabetes Education and Self-Management for Ongoing and Newly Diagnosed (DESMOND) is an... 28 Mar 28/Mar/2019 - Type 1 diabetes family seminar – Sunshine Coast Diabetes Queensland is hosting free family seminars for parents and carers who have young people with type 1 diabetes. It will be an... 29 Mar 29/Mar/2019 - CarbSmart - Mackay - Booked out Please note, this session is booked out. Confused about carbs? This session will make you an... Latest news See all articles New funding to help Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders youth affected by type 2 diabetes Diabetes Australia has welcomed the announcement by Hon Ken Wyatt AM, Minister for Indigenous Health of nearly $4m in funding to develop, pilot and implement new, culturally appropriate programs in Northern Australia ... Read more Private Health Insurer reforms come into force in coming weeks On 1 April 2019 reforms to Private Health Insurance will come into effect. If you're living with diabetes it will be worthwhile contacting your insurer to understand if the reforms will result in changes to ... Read more Exercise in the pursuit of happiness The physical benefits of exercise are well known. Often overlooked however, are the benefits exercise and physical activity can have for your mental health. Exercise can have a significant impact on your mood and mental wellbeing ... Read more 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.