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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 all 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

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.

For schools and parents
For schools and parents

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

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

See what else is on
  • 29

    Mar

    Meet with the experts Ipswich

    Can our experts help you live better with diabetes? Put them to the test in Ipswich. If you have a diabetes related problem...

  • 31

    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 interactive learning...

  • 07

    Apr

    Carbohydrate Counting - Brisbane

    Carbohydrate Counting for Health Professionals is an interactive workshop which empowers health professionals with the skills, knowledge and...

  • 12

    Apr

    DESMOND - Chermside

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

  • 20

    Apr

    DESMOND - Caboolture

    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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  • New diabetes drugs in development

    New diabetes drugs in development

    John B. Buse, MD, PhD; University of North Carolina, recently spoke on new drugs in development at the 64th annual American Diabetes Association's Advanced Postgraduate Course. Almost 300 companies are involved in ...

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  • Should a low carbohydrate diet be recommended for diabetes management?

    So asked the authors of a new study from the London Metropolitan University as they set out to evaluate if restricting carbohydrate intakes was a safe and effective management strategy for diabetes. The authors, Michelle McKenzie and Sarah Illingworth from London Met's School of ...

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  • Lara shows how support adds up in schools

    Lara shows how support adds up in schools

    Lara Everingham, 9, was first diagnosed with type 1 at age 7, and she says her school in Caboolture, is "really good". This enthusiastic little girl, described by her mum as a "pocket rocket", got her Continuous Glucose Monitor ...

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Diabetes. Who cares? We do. NDSS.

The National Diabetes Services Scheme (NDSS) is an initiative of the Australian Government administered by Diabetes Australia. The NDSS agent in Queensland is Diabetes Queensland.