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
Live Your Life forums and expos, for type 1 and type
2 diabetes, 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. Topics
include ... 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
Psychologist on Call service
Living with diabetes can affect your emotional
wellbeing. The day to day challenges can sometimes feel
overwhelming but it can be easier to manage with the right
support. Diabetes Queensland provides phone
consultations with a professionally trained Psychologist to
help you to work through managing stress ... 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...
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...
If you are a teacher, or work at a school, there will most
likely be one or more students at the school who have type 1
diabetes. Type 2 diabetes is also on the rise among school
students, though it is still rare to be diagnosed with type 2
diabetes at this young age.
It is critical...
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...
Moving On Up
Becoming an adult brings all kinds of new responsibilities. For
people with type 1 diabetes this also includes learning to live
well with their diabetes.
Moving On Up is a resource designed
specifically for young people with type 1 diabetes and...
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...