Managing diabetes

Managing diabetes

Services and Programs

It is important that good diabetes management habits are established as early as possible after diagnosis.  Diabetes Queensland supports people with type 2 diabetes from the time of diagnosis, and throughout their entire life.


Pregnancy & diabetes

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 nutrition for type 1 or type 2 diabetes management... more

  • Live Your Life

    Live Your Life

    The 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:   Keeping well: the diabetes annual...



    What is DESMOND? DESMOND is a self-management education course for people living with type 2 diabetes.    This one day course will help you understand and manage the changes type 2 diabetes can bring to your life. Meet and share experiences with others while working...

  • Diabetes education workshops

    Diabetes education workshops

    Diabetes Queensland offers short 2-3 hour workshops for people living with diabetes. These free workshops are designed to help you increase your confidence and improve self-management of diabetes.   Simply choose one or more topics you would like to learn more about. The...

  • Fresh Start kit

    Fresh Start kit

    Whether you've just been told you have type 2 diabetes, or have been living with this condition for some time, making sense of diabetes can be confusing or even confronting.   This is why Diabetes Queensland's team of health professionals has developed our Fresh Start Kit; a diabetes...

  • Psychologist on Call service

    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...

  • Type 2 diabetes and me - Online course

    Type 2 diabetes and me - Online course

    Learn how to live well with diabetes    The National Diabetes Services Scheme (NDSS) has developed a free online learning program to help you learn more about living with diabetes, show you where to go for support and provide you with links to additional...