Type 2 diabetes
Diabetes Australia - Queensland offers a number of programs
and services designed to support and educate people living
with type 2 diabetes. The programs are offered with
support and funding from the NDSS. For more information on any of
the services below, please click on the headings.
A one day combined education event for people with type 1 or
type 2 diabetes and their families/carers. The program covers
a wide range of topics such as travel, exercise and teeth and
A comprehensive educational program for people with type 2
diabetes. The program is delivered as a consumer expo throughout
metropolitan and regional Queensland.
Diabetes - What Now?
A program for people who are newly diagnosed with type 2
diabetes, or who have not had any education on diabetes
management. The free two-hour sessions, run over two weeks,
are full of useful information to help you feel confient about
managing your diabetes.
Virtual Supermarket Tours
The workshops are conducted by a qualified dietitian
and provide information for people with type 2 diabetes on
reading food labels, common nutritional claims, food symbols
and ingredients lists.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who have 'got suga'
- a common term for type 2 diabetes - are learning to better
manage their condition through Diabetes Queensland's Got Suga