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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.
Renew your membership

Renew your membership

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.

EXPOsing diabetes
EXPOsing diabetes

Our diabetes expo aims to empower you with the information and support you need to live well with type 1 or type 2 diabetes.

For kids living with diabetes
For kids living with diabetes

Information for parents, Queensland schools and teachers 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

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    Nov

    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 type...

  • 16

    Nov

    One on One type 1 diabetes family seminar - Gold Coast

    One on One type 1 diabetes family seminar - Gold Coast

    Diabetes Queensland's One on One type 1 diabetes family seminar Diabetes Queensland is hosting free family seminars for parents and carers...

  • 17

    Nov

    EXPOsing diabetes - Gold Coast

    EXPOsing diabetes is a one-day educational event for people living with type 2 diabetes. This event will equip you with the...

  • 19

    Nov

    DESMOND Caboolture

    DESMOND Caboolture

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

  • 19

    Nov

    DESMOND Robina

    DESMOND Robina

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

Latest news

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  • Colin thanks a Queensland medical legend

    Colin thanks a Queensland medical legend

    Fifty-four years after he was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes, Brassall's Colin Whyte has received a medal to mark the occasion. "In 1964 when I was diagnosed with diabetes, I was growing up on a dairy and pig farm," Colin said ...

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  • Kellion Victory Medals 2018

    Kellion Victory Medals 2018

    Fourteen people and their loved ones gathered at the Kedron-Wavell Services Club on Sunday to receive their Kellion Victory Medals from Dr Alan Stocks AM. Dr Stocks, who was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes as a young medical student in England, initiated a Victory Medals ...

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  • Changes to the NDSS from 1 December 2018

    Changes to the NDSS from 1 December 2018

    More than 600,000 people with diabetes are set to benefit from cheaper access to products under changes to the National Diabetes Services Scheme (NDSS). From 1 December 2018 the cost of items listed on the NDSS ...

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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.