Managing diabetes

Managing diabetes

Managing diabetes

  • Type 1 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...Read more

  • Type 2 Diabetes

    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...Read more

  • Gestational Diabetes

    Gestational Diabetes

    Gestational diabetes occurs in 5 to 10 per cent of Australian women during pregnancy, and usually goes away once the baby is...Read more

  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People

    Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People

    Diabetes Queensland is the lead organisation providing a voice for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people living with diabetes. Through its...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



    What is DESMOND? Diabetes Education and Self-Management for Ongoing and Newly Diagnosed (DESMOND) is an education program...Read more


    DAFNE stands for Dose Adjustment For Normal Eating.   It is an evidence-based structured group education program for adults with type 1 diabetes. The 5-day interactive group program includes topics such as nutrition,...Read more

  • Advice and Support

    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...Read more