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
Simply choose one or more topics you would like to learn
more about. The workshops are in small groups and you are
welcome to bring a partner, friend or support person 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 workshops for you. Bookings
are essential. Find a session for you
Confused about carbs? This three-hour
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 or gestational
Your feet are made for walking - so let's keep them healthy.
This two-hour practical session will teach all you need to know
about checking and caring for your feet. For people with type 1 and
type 2 diabetes.
This two-hour workshop will provide practical information to
help you understand what your diabetes medications are and what
they do. There will also be an opportunity 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 two-hour practical skills
session will show you all the best techniques for using your meter
to help manage your diabetes. For people with type 2
Do you know what is really going into your trolley? Learn how to
decode food labels and spot the techniques used to trick you into
buying unhealthy food. This two-hour workshop will help you make
healthy choices while shopping. For people with all types of
Living with Insulin
If you are new to insulin, or have been on insulin for a while
and would like a refresher, this three-hour program is for
you. This workshop is suitable for people over the age of 18
living with type 1 diabetes, or those using insulin to treat type 2
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 you. This 3-hour information workshop gives you practical
advice and tips to begin moving more. For people with type 1 and
type 2 diabetes.
This basic 2-hour skills workshop is suitable for those
considering a pump or those wanting a refresher.
For people with type 1 and type 2 diabetes (18+). This workshop
is also suitable for parents of children with diabetes to
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
essential. 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