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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

See what else is on
  • 22

    Sep

    Bundaberg Diabetes Children’s Camp

    WHEN: 22 -24 September 2018. LOCATION: Camp at Chaverim, Shalom College Recreation Centre, Bundaberg This is a junior...

  • 23

    Sep

    Gold Coast University Hospital - Camp Diabetes

    WHEN: 23 - 28 September 2018 LOCATION: Q.C.C.C Mapleton, Sunshine Coast This camp is especially for children...

  • 25

    Sep

    Insulin Pump Presentation - Toowoomba

    Diabetes Queensland is very pleased to be supporting Kids Care Diabetes at the Toowoomba Hospital who will be running an Insulin Pump presentation...

  • 27

    Sep

    DESMOND Gladstone

    DESMOND Gladstone

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

  • 27

    Sep

    DESMOND Laidley

    DESMOND Laidley

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

Latest news

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  • Young adults need support to stay in specialist care

    Young adults need support to stay in specialist care

    New resources are available to help young people stay engaged with their diabetes management during their transition from paediatric to adult healthcare. Research has shown that keeping appointments with a diabetes specialist during the move from paediatric to adult healthcare is a vital step in enabling a young person with type 1 diabetes to become an independent adult in regards to self-management of their condition.

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  • Remember Dan and stay vigilant with hypos

    Remember Dan and stay vigilant with hypos

    When Dan Swindley, 37, died of hypoglycaemia, it shocked his family, friends, soccer club and the whole town of Biloela. Hypos are a fact of life for everyone on insulin, but too often the risk can seem benign. Three years after his death, Dan's sister Kerrie remains determined to tell Queenslanders about diabetes and ...

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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.