Health Professional Resources Find out how to order online here Giving Insight: Donor Report 2018 Read how your support is changing lives Newly diagnosed? DESMOND can help Everything you need to know here Questions about BGLs? Read our guide on what's 'right' For parents, teachers and students Diabetes Basics 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 Mar 24/Mar/2018 - One on One family Information seminar – Rockhampton Diabetes Queensland One on One - type 1 diabetes family workshops in 2018. Diabetes Queensland is hosting free family workshops... 24 Mar 24/Mar/2018 - Happy Feet Bushwalk Join us for the 2018 Happy Feet Bushwalk in the Sunshine Coast Hinterland. Hike 33.5km throughout the Blackall Range and experience magnificent... 17 Apr 17/Apr/2018 - DESMOND Inala Diabetes Education and Self-Management for Ongoing and Newly Diagnosed (DESMOND) is an education program designed to support people living with... 20 Apr 20/Apr/2018 - CarbSmart Chermside Confused about carbs? This session will make you an expert on the myths and facts of carbohydrates. Learn about the... 20 Apr 20/Apr/2018 - MeterSmart Chermside Do you find checking your blood glucose painful? Or suspect you are not getting accurate results? This practical skills... Latest news See all articles Dr Robert Lustig: a sugar tax is not about obesity, it's about diabetes The man who penned the word 'sugar is killing us" has another set of telling phrases where a sugar tax* is concerned: "All tax is regressive to an extent, but the poorer you are the more likely you are to drink sugary drinks and have tooth decay and be type 2 diabetic. Read more Omega-3 intake through mother's breast milk may lower type 1 diabetes risk New research suggests that an early intake of omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids through the mother's breast milk may lower the risk of type 1 diabetes in infants.Research shows that dietary intake of omega-3 in the mother may prevent type 1 diabetes in the infant receiving her breast milk. 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.