Diabetes education workshops
Diabetes Queensland offers short 2-3 hour workshops for
people living with diabetes. Our workshops are designed to help
you increase your confidence and improve self-management of
Simply choose one or more topics you would like to learn
more about. The workshops are in small groups and you
can bring a partner or friend along with you. You can
share experiences with other people with diabetes and ask as
many questions as you like.
If you'd like to learn practical skills that can help to improve
your diabetes management, we've got the programs for you.
Find a session for
Confused about carbs?
This workshop will make you an expert on the myths and facts of
carbohydrates. Learn about the different types of carbs and the
amount that is best for you.
For people with type 2 and
Your feet are made for walking- so let's keep them healthy.
This workshop will teach you all you need to know about checking
and caring for your feet.
For people with type 1 and type 2 diabetes.
This workshop helps you understand what your medications are,
what they do and how to address any concerns you may have.
For people with type 2 diabetes.
Do you find checking your blood glucose painful? Or suspect you
are not getting accurate results? This practical skills session will show
you all the best techniques for using your meter to help manage
For people with type 2 diabetes only.
Do you know what is really going into your trolley?
This two hour virtual supermarket tour will help you make
healthy choices while shopping. Learn how to decode food labels and
spot the techniques used to trick you into buying unhealthy food.
This program is delivered in a class setting.
For people with all types of diabetes.
Living with Insulin
If you are new to insulin or have been on insulin for a while
and would like a refresher, this program is for you.
For people living with type 1 and type 2 diabetes.
Ready Set Go, Let's move
If you are having difficulty getting started, or find it hard to
stay on track with your physical activity, this session is perfect
For people living with type 1 and type 2
What else do I need to
Dates and venues are listed on the What's On calendar of our website.
Workshops are free of charge but bookings are
To reserve a spot, or if you simply want to know more, call us
on 1300 136 588 or email
Contact us to find a workshop