Live Your Life forum (type 2 session)

Cairns Colonial Club Resort 18-26 Cannon St Manunda 4870

The Live Your Life forum is an informative day out, with a program specifically for people living with type 2 diabetes. During the event, you will receive the latest updates and practical tips from experts in the field of diabetes with the aim of empowering you to live well with your diabetes. It is also a great opportunity to socialise and meet new people who understand your experiences.


8:00am - 9:00am Registration
9:00am - 9:20am Welcome, acknowledgement to Country & housekeeping
9:20am - 10:30am Keeping well: the diabetes annual cycle of care
Dr Jason Delaney | General Practitioner
10:30am - 11:00am Morning tea
11:00am - 11:45am Monitor to manage: what's new in blood glucose monitoring
Michelle Tong | Accredited Practising Dietitian and Credentialled Diabetes Educator
11:45am - 12:30pm Healthy eating: sorting the fact from the fiction
Dale Cooke | Accredited Practising Dietitian
12:30pm - 1:15pm Lunch
1:15pm - 2:00pm A practical approach to physical activity
Louise Cooper | Accredited Exercise Physiologist
2:00pm - 2:45pm Cultivating wellness in uncertain times
Claire Massingham | BHMS & Diploma of Positive Psychology
2:45pm - 3:00pm Close
We’ve implemented new measures to protect the safety and wellbeing of all attendees and staff at our diabetes education events. Read about our new safety measures and conditions of entry here.
The National Diabetes Services Scheme (NDSS) is an initiative of the Australian Government and is administered by Diabetes Australia. The NDSS agent in Queensland is Diabetes Queensland. Find out more about the NDSS at or call the NDSS Helpline on 1800 637 700.

Event Details

Type 2 diabetes Saturday, 12 June 2021 09:00 AM - 03:00 PM FREE

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Join our community of over 33,000 people living with diabetes