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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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  • 20

    Mar

    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

    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

    DESMOND - Browns Plains

    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

    DESMOND - Helensvale

    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

    DESMOND - Laidley - Booked out

    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

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  • Private Health Insurer reforms come into force in coming weeks

    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 ...

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  • Exercise in the pursuit of happiness

    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 ...

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  • Good news for women with type 1 diabetes

    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 ...

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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.