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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 today

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.

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, 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.

Education and information

For schools and parents
For schools and parents

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

Staying well 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
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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    Feb

    DESMOND Chermside

    DESMOND Chermside

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

  • 23

    Feb

    Gold Coast University Hospital - Camp Diabetes Jelly Beans Camp

    This weekend camp has been designed to meet the needs of parents of children with type 1 diabetes aged 0-8 years and is externally coordinated by...

  • 24

    Feb

    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

    Diabetes Technology – Special Event

    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

    DESMOND Logan

    DESMOND Logan

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

Latest news

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  • Roundup of advances made in diabetes care in 2017

    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.

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  • School uniform sizes larger today to accommodate larger kids

    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.

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Diabetes. Who cares? We do. NDSS.

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.