Renew your membership today Newly diagnosed? DESMOND can help Everything you need to know here Courses and workshopsacross Queensland Find out what's on 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 today 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. 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 Information for parents, Queensland schools and teachers 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 20 Aug 20/Aug/2018 - DESMOND Robina Diabetes Education and Self-Management for Ongoing and Newly Diagnosed (DESMOND) is an education program designed to support people living with... 24 Aug 24/Aug/2018 - DESMOND Chermside Diabetes Education and Self-Management for Ongoing and Newly Diagnosed (DESMOND) is an education program designed to support people living with... 27 Aug 27/Aug/2018 - One on One type 1 diabetes family seminar – Redcliffe Diabetes Queensland is hosting FREE family seminars for parents and carers who have young people with type 1 diabetes. It will be an... 28 Aug 28/Aug/2018 - ShopSmart - Inala The Smarts programs are a range of short group education sessions designed to help you better manage your... 28 Aug 28/Aug/2018 - MeterSmart - Inala Do you find checking your blood glucose painful? Or suspect you are not getting accurate results? This... Latest news See all articles UQ start up Microba selling kits to test a person’s gut bacteria Renowned Queensland scientist Ian Frazer is one of about 30 investors who have raised $7 million for University of Queensland startup company Microba ... Read more 5 ways to keep your memory sharp According to the Harvard Medical School, the way you live, what you eat and drink, and how you treat your body can affect your memory just as much as your physical health and well-being ... Read more Gene therapy shown to cure type 2 diabetes and obesity in mice A research team from the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB) led by Professor Fatima Bosch has managed to cure obesity and type 2 diabetes in ... 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.