National DiabetesWeek 201914-20 July Find out more Give a voice to people with diabetes Donate today Diabetes events and programs Find a session near you 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 27 Jun 27/Jun/2019 - DESMOND - Mackay Diabetes Education and Self-Management for Ongoing and Newly Diagnosed (DESMOND) is an education program designed to support people living with... 28 Jun 28/Jun/2019 - Living with insulin - Mackay If you are new to insulin or have been on insulin for a while and would like a refresher, this 3 hour workshop is for you. You will... 28 Jun 28/Jun/2019 - ShopSmart - Mackay Do you know what is really going into your trolley? This two hour virtual supermarket tour will help you make healthy... 29 Jun 29/Jun/2019 - DESMOND - Mackay Diabetes Education and Self-Management for Ongoing and Newly Diagnosed (DESMOND) is an education program designed to support people living with... 30 Jun 30/Jun/2019 - Diabetes Management for Health Professionals - Webinar Series This online webinar series provides up-to-date information to support clients with diabetes management. The webinars are pre-recorded so you can... Latest news See all articles One day can help for the rest of your life If you're newly diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, or need support to manage your condition, Diabetes Queensland hosts a one-day event that will simplify what you need to know. Diabetes Education and Self-Management for ... Read more Screen light at night and how it affects your diabetes Exposure to light in the hours leading up to bedtime, in particular, the light from electronic devices and television, may be affecting your health, including your weight and blood sugar levels, according to study published ... Read more Mediterranean diet tied to better memory for people with diabetes People with diabetes may have better brain function if they follow a Mediterranean diet rich in fruits, vegetables, legumes, whole grains, fish and healthy fats, a US study reported by Reuters suggests. Mediterranean diets ... 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.