Services and Programs
We support those with type 1 diabetes from the onset of
the condition, and throughout the person's life. It's
important that good habits are established as early as possible
Live Your Life
The Live Your Life forums and expos are exciting events
packed with relevant, practical and up to date information. With a
variety of topics selected by our team of diabetes health
professionals ... more
Diabetes education workshops
Our workshops are a range of short group education sessions
designed to help you better manage your diabetes. If you'd like to
learn practical skills that can help to improve your diabetes
management, we've got the workshops for you. Diabetes Queensland is
excited to offer a range of... more
OzDAFNE is a 5 day program for adults with
type 1 diabetes who are using pens to inject their
insulin. DAFNE stands for Dose Adjustment For Normal
It is an evidence-based structured group education program for
adults with type 1 diabetes. The interactive group program...
Join other parents and carers of 9 -16 year-olds with type 1
diabetes at Diabetes Queensland's family events.
Meet other people, share experiences and learn strategies to
help support your child with diabetes through the teenage years.
Children with type 1 diabetes are welcome...
The Diabetes Basics website is for schools, teachers, parents
and kids living with diabetes. Based on the Guidelines for
Queensland Schools, the website provides useful information
and resources for managing diabetes in the classroom, during sport
days and at school camp.
Plan for the Best Start
Pregnancy & diabetes is an information event for
women and partners thinking about preparing for a healthy
pregnancy. Whether your pregnancy is in your immediate future or
years away, this is a great opportunity to learn more about
pre-pregnancy planning and...
Since 2009, Diabetes Queensland has been funding organisations
and health services across Queensland to deliver camps for children
with diabetes. Diabetes Queensland Camp Grants Program will provide
funding to Camp providers who can deliver Junior Camps (children
age 11 years and under) and / or a...
DiaBuddies Days are activity days that help support and connect
children living with type 1 diabetes, their families and carers.
The days include diabetes education and social activities, together
with emotional support to increase confidence.
DiaBuddles days are free for children living...
Youth transition program
An initiative supporting young people with type 1 diabetes as
they move to adulthood, helping them understand the importance of
managing their health to minimise the risk of
The Youth Transition program is designed to provide follow up
In 1984, Diabetes Queensland responded to a proposal by Dr
Alan Stocks to recognise and commemorate Australians who have lived
with diabetes for 50, 60 and 70 years or more. The Kellion awards
were named after the late Mr Claude Kellion.
Mr Kellion made an outstanding contribution...