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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.
Become a member

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.

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.

Live Your Life forums and expos
Live Your Life forums and expos

For type 1 and type 2 diabetes. These events are packed with relevant, practical and up to date information.

For kids living with diabetes
For kids living with diabetes

Information for parents, Queensland schools and teachers of students living with diabetes.

Check your risk of type 2 diabetes
Check your risk of type 2 diabetes

Take the online test to find out your risk of developing type 2 diabetes.

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.

Healthy Shopping
Healthy Shopping

Our Healthy Food Shopping website for reading food labels and choosing the right foods.

What's on

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  • 30

    Oct

    Shop Smart - Caboolture

    Shop Smart - Caboolture

    In this 3-hour workshop, you will recieve practical information about how to interpret food labels and make healthier choices when grocery...

  • 30

    Oct

    DESMOND - Kenmore

    DESMOND - Kenmore

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

  • 01

    Nov

    DESMOND - Ingham

    DESMOND - Ingham

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

  • 02

    Nov

    Carb Smart - Morayfield

    Carb Smart - Morayfield

    This 3-hour workshop will help clear up any myths and give you the facts about carbohydrates. You will receive practical...

  • 02

    Nov

    Med Smart - Morayfield

    Med Smart - Morayfield

    This 2-hour workshop will help you understand what your medications are, what they do and how to address any concerns you may...

Latest news

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    New closed-loop effective in BGL management

    A multicentre clinical trial has found a new closed-loop system that uses advanced control algorithms to automatically monitor and regulate blood glucose levels was more effective than existing treatments at controlling blood glucose levels in people ...

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  • Rotavirus may switch on type 1 diabetes

    Rotavirus may switch on type 1 diabetes

    Researchers from the University of Melbourne are proposing that the rotavirus infection could play a role in triggering the onset of type 1 diabetes. Rotavirus is a highly infectious stomach bug and a major cause of gastroenteritis, a condition ...

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  • Device using the eye to measure BGLs awarded patent

    Device using the eye to measure BGLs awarded patent

    A device that uses the eye rather than finger pricking to measure blood glucose levels is one step further along development and closer to being made available to the public after being awarded a patent. Currently known as ...

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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.