For expert advice,information and support Become a member today What I wish I knewabout type 2 diabetes Jodie's story Donate Shop online Our recipes NDSS info Find support What's on Donate Shop online Our recipes NDSS info Find support What's on 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 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. Join today 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. Find out more 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. Fundraise or donate Education and information 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 Practical workshops for people living with all types of diabetes. Find a topic for you. EXPOsing diabetes Our diabetes expo aims to empower you with the information and support you need to live well with type 1 or type 2 diabetes. For kids living with diabetes Information for parents, Queensland schools and teachers of students living with diabetes. Assess your risk Take the online test to find out your risk of developing type 2 diabetes. Healthy Shopping Our Healthy Food Shopping website for reading food labels and choosing the right foods. 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 See what else is on 30 Jan 30/Jan/2019 - DESMOND - Helensvale Diabetes Education and Self-Management for Ongoing and Newly Diagnosed (DESMOND) is an education program designed to support people living with type... 05 Feb 05/Feb/2019 - Ready Set Go, Let’s Move - Ipswich If you are having difficulty getting started, or find it hard to stay on track with your physical activity, this session is... 05 Feb 05/Feb/2019 - MeterSmart - Ipswich Do you find checking your blood glucose painful? Or suspect you are not getting accurate results? This practical skills... 06 Feb 06/Feb/2019 - DESMOND - Redlands Diabetes Education and Self-Management for Ongoing and Newly Diagnosed (DESMOND) is an education program designed to support people living with type... 08 Feb 08/Feb/2019 - CarbSmart - Sunnybank Hills Confused about carbs? This session will make you an expert on the myths and facts of carbohydrates. Learn about the... Latest news See all articles People with type 1 diabetes to access life changing technology Australia's leading diabetes groups have welcomed a major funding boost that will help up to 37,000 Australians with type 1 diabetes access life-changing diabetes technology. Minister for Health, the Hon. Greg Hunt MP announced funding of $100 million over four years from March 1, 2019, to help Australians living with type 1 diabetes access glucose monitoring ... Read more The truth about type 1 and trekking the Great Ocean Road The Great Ocean Road Trek is a tough challenge: a 100km walk over five days along Victoria's rugged coastline. For 58-year-old Pauline Barham (far right) from Mackay and 32-year-old Nick Hannant from Toowoomba ... Read more Changes to the NDSS from 1 December 2018 More than 600,000 people with diabetes are set to benefit from cheaper access to products under changes to the National Diabetes Services Scheme (NDSS). From 1 December 2018 the cost of items listed on the NDSS ... Read more 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.