National Diabetes Week 2017 Find out more Renew your membership today Information sessions for you Our event calendar 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. 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 all possible. Renew 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 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 Information for Queensland schools, teachers and parents of students living with diabetes. 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 23 Jun 23/Jun/2017 - 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... 24 Jun 24/Jun/2017 - Diabetes - What Now? - Townsville The 'Diabetes - What now?' program is for people with type 2 diabetes; in particular those who have been newly diagnosed or who have not had any... 24 Jun 24/Jun/2017 - Diabetes Management for Health Professionals - Townsville This session for nurses and allied health professionals offers an interactive learning environment that supports participants to develop their... 04 Jul 04/Jul/2017 - DESMOND - Annerley Diabetes Education and Self-Management for Ongoing and Newly Diagnosed (DESMOND) is an education program designed to support people living with type... 09 Jul 09/Jul/2017 - National Diabetes Week 2017 100,000 Queenslanders havetype 2 diabetes but don't know it. National Diabetes Week: 9 - 15 July 2017 You're invited... Latest news See all articles Free major health program launched in Cairns Cairns locals will be receiving free health checks at Smithfield Shopping Centre today to determine whether they are eligible to participate in My health for life, a $27 million statewide healthy lifestyle program to be rolled out over four years. Read more Diabetes linked to bacteria invading the colon In humans, developing metabolic disease, particularly type 2 diabetes, is correlated with having bacteria that penetrate the mucus lining of the colon, according to a study led by Drs. Benoit Chassaing and Andrew Gewirtz at Georgia State ... Read more Happy feet this winter If you live with diabetes, winter can be a harsh time for these most valuable body parts. Here are some tips on how you can keep your feet happy this winter. Cold feet will reduce your blood flow and add to any numbness you may already feel. Going barefoot is ... Read more 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.