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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

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.

Live well with diabetes

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.

Get involved

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.

Education and information

DESMOND for type 2 diabetes
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
Diabetes education workshops

Practical workshops for people living with all types of diabetes. Find a topic for you.

Live Your Life forums and expos
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
For kids living with diabetes

Information for parents, Queensland schools and teachers of students living with diabetes.

Diabetes in pregnancy
Diabetes in pregnancy

Information about gestational diabetes, or planning a pregnancy when you are living with diabetes

Check your risk of type 2 diabetes
Check your risk of type 2 diabetes

Take the online test to find out your risk of developing type 2 diabetes.

Lastest recipes
Lastest recipes

We have a range of healthy recipes that have been selected based on nutrient criteria and suitability for people with diabetes.

What's on

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    Jan

    Beat It - Molendinar

    Beat It - Molendinar

    Beat It is a FREE 8 week physical activity and lifestyle program delivered by an Accredited Exercise Physiologist. This...

  • 29

    Jan

    DESMOND - Kenmore

    DESMOND - Kenmore

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

  • 29

    Jan

    Carb Smart - Chermside

    Carb Smart - Chermside

    This 3-hour workshop will help clear up any myths and give you the facts about carbohydrates. You will receive...

  • 29

    Jan

    Monitor Smart - Chermside

    Monitor Smart - Chermside

    This 2-hour workshop will cover important details about blood glucose monitoring: when to check; why to check; and how to interpret...

  • 30

    Jan

    Carb Smart - Bribie Island

    Carb Smart - Bribie Island

    This 3-hour workshop will help clear up any myths and give you the facts about carbohydrates. You will receive practical...

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Diabetes. Who cares? We do. NDSS.

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.