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Donors and staff alike were reminded why we do what we do when
Jack Little, 14, took time out of school to tell us what it was
like for him to be diagnosed with type 1 diabetes on his
This month in Brisbane and Hervey Bay, Diabetes Queensland had
the opportunity to...
For a limited time only, Diabetes Queensland is offering early
bird discount registrations for the 2018 Happy Feet Bushwalk and
Great Ocean Road Trek. The Happy Feet Bushwalk is on 24 and 25
March 2018 in the Sunshine Coast Hinterland.
Experience lush rainforests, picturesque views and...
The health of people with diabetes is being put at risk due to
the failure of doctors and HPs to recognize which type of diabetes
they have, a new study in the journal Diabetes Care reports.
In the first ever study of its kind, researchers from the
University of Surrey, examined...
Research has shown that people who join a peer support group to
find out how to live well with diabetes become more confident about
managing their condition, and can experience less emotional
There are around 30 support groups run by volunteers or local
Diabetes Queensland is now delivering the DESMOND (Diabetes
education and self-management for ongoing and newly diagnosed)
program for people newly diagnosed with type 2 diabetes.
It is being regularly conducted in the Brisbane, Gold Coast and
DESMOND is an...
Karen West of Mount Isa was one of six Queensland women we
approached to front our World Diabetes Day campaign.
She was reticent to put herself forward as anything special and
asked if she could think about it.
The next day this busy Aboriginal Health Practitioner suggested
Every person reading this article probably has a client living
with diabetes for 50 years or more who would be bolstered by
receiving a Kellion Victory medal.
Read on to find out how to nominate your clients and their loved
In the past 30 years, a Kellion medal has come to...
The challenge of running this year's Bridge to Brisbane was
nothing compared to caring for a child living with type 1 diabetes,
according to Ferny Hills mum Louise Marshall.
The 34-year-old mum, photographed above with her daughter
Phoebe, created T1 Tribe, a group for mothers of...
Are we doing
enough for our members? Here's one area where we are making a
difference because of the support you give us.
By Linda Uhr
HP Engagement Officer.
Did you know our activities make a direct difference to the care
you receive from Health...
This year's theme for World
Diabetes Day 2017 is Women and Diabetes. On Tuesday, 14 November,
Diabetes Queensland will be promoting public awareness of all types
of diabetes with a focus on Queensland women and their
inspirational leadership in the fight against