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Managing diabetes

Managing diabetes

Managing diabetes

  • Type 1 Diabetes

    Type 1 diabetes is a life-long autoimmune condition that is usually diagnosed in childhood or early adulthood but can occur at any age.    In type 1 diabetes, the body's own immune system attacks and destroys the...Read more

  • Type 2 Diabetes

    Type 2 diabetes represents 85 to 90 per cent of all people with diabetes. The condition can occur at any age, but is most common among those who are overweight and aged 40 years or older.  Type 2 diabetes can be...Read more

  • Gestational Diabetes

    Gestational diabetes occurs in 5 to 10 per cent of Australian women during pregnancy, and usually goes away once the baby is born.   However, experts believe this could rise to 9 to 13 per cent of women if new...Read more

  • Smarts Programs

    Smarts Programs

    The Smarts programs are a range of short group education sessions designed to help you better manage your diabetes.   If you'd like to learn...Read more

  • Advice and Support

    If you are living with diabetes, or you know someone who is, then Diabetes Queensland is here to help.  We can provide the most up to date information, education and support to help people learn how to manage...Read more

  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People

    There is no doubt that having diabetes can have a big impact on your life and everyone's experience will be different. Below are the stories of several people whose lives have all been touched in some way by diabetes. You can...Read more