Services and Programs
It's important that good diabetes management habits are
established as early as possible after diagnosis. We
support those with type 1 diabetes from the onset of the condition,
and throughout the person's life.
Join other parents and carers of 10 -16 year-olds with type 1
diabetes at Diabetes Queensland's One on One Parent information
Meet other people, share experiences and learn strategies to
help support your child with diabetes through the teenage years.
Children with type 1 diabetes...
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...
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...
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...
DAFNE stands for Dose Adjustment For Normal
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, carbohydrate counting, insulin
dose adjustment, sick days and...