Prevention of Type 2 Diabetes

Help stem the type 2 diabetes surge

More than 191,000 Queenslanders have type 2 diabetes, with about 93,000 people undiagnosed. There are 60 new cases of type 2 diabetes diagnosed in Queensland every day. By 2031 it is expected there will be 160 new cases diagnosed daily in Queensland.


As a health professional, you are at the frontline in helping to turn diabetes around. Diabetes Queensland offers a number of services and programs aimed at preventing or delaying the onset of type 2 diabetes. Up to 60 per cent of type 2 diabetes is preventable through healthier living, including increased physical activity and healthier food choices.


Diabetes Queensland professionals are eager to support other health professionals reduce the number of Queenslanders at risk of type 2 diabetes. Please contact us if we can help in any way. 


Diabetes Queensland offers a variety of healthy lifestyle programs for communities and workplaces, aimed at raising awareness of the risk of type 2 diabetes and it's complications.


Read more about our prevention programs.