Please note there are two DESMOND Mackay sessions on Friday 25th May and Saturday 26th May. Please confirm which date you would like to attend. 


Diabetes Education and Self-Management for Ongoing and Newly Diagnosed (DESMOND) is an education program designed to support people living with type 2 diabetes.


Groups can take up to 10 participants living with diabetes, and each participant can bring a partner or friend with them for support. 


The session is free of charge and are full of useful information to help you feel confident about managing your diabetes.


DESMOND can help you to:


  • lower your HbA1c
  • develop a better understanding of diabetes
  • improve your physical activity levels
  • take steps to lose weight
  • take steps to quit smoking
  • reduce your risk of depression
  • improve your overall health.


Bookings are essential for all DESMOND programs.


To reserve a spot for this DESMOND course or if you simply want to know more about the program call us on 1800 177 055 or email


26 May 2018


9.00am - 3.30pm


Jubilee Community Centre; Alfred Street entrance, via the MECC carpark Mackay, QLD 4740

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