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 20 Mar 20/Mar/2019 - Diabetes management for health professionals - Brisbane Diabetes management for health professionals is a one day workshop for nurses and allied health professionals. It offers an... 21 Mar 21/Mar/2019 - Carbohydrate Counting for Health Professionals - Brisbane Carbohydrate Counting for Health Professionals is an interactive workshop which empowers health professionals with the skills, knowledge and... 22 Mar 22/Mar/2019 - DESMOND - Browns Plains Diabetes Education and Self-Management for Ongoing and Newly Diagnosed (DESMOND) is an education program designed to support people living with... 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... Latest news See all articles 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 Good news for women with type 1 diabetes Continuous glucose monitors were first subsidised in April 2017 for children and young people with type 1 diabetes but this was limited to those under 21 years of age. From today, thanks to a $100 million expansion of the Federal ... 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.