For expert advice,information and support Become a member today Diabetes events and programs Find a session near you 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 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. 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 Information for parents, Queensland schools and teachers of students living with diabetes. Check your risk of type 2 diabetes Take the online test to find out your risk of developing type 2 diabetes. 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 Our Healthy Food Shopping website for reading food labels and choosing the right foods. Latest news See all articles 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 ... Read more 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 ... Read more Can a pill replace insulin injections? A study published in the Nature Medicine journal suggests a revolutionary insulin pill may allow people with type 1 diabetes to avoid needing to take injections. A specialist unit at the Massachusetts Institute of ... 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.