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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.
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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. 

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

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  • 23

    Jun

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

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  • Free major health program launched in Cairns

    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.

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  • Diabetes linked to bacteria invading the colon

    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 ...

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  • Happy feet this winter

    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 ...

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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.