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Parents and families of 11,000 Australian children with type 1
diabetes are beingurged to register their interest in the new
Diabetes in Schools program set tocommence in early 2020.
On World Diabetes Day, 14
November, Diabetes Australia CEO Professor...
The number of Queenslanders impacted by diabetes is grossly
underestimated, according to Diabetes Queensland CEO Sturt
"One in four Queenslanders over the age of 25 lives with
diabetes or pre-diabetes. If you add to that number the family,
friends and carers who support them,...
Diabetes Queensland is pleased to
announce a Principal Partnership agreement with Fitbit Australia.
The announcement which comes in the lead up to World Diabetes
Day signals Fitbit Australia's strong commitment to the health and
wellbeing of the diabetes community, and supports their goal...
Kids with type 1 diabetes from throughout Moreton Bay turned out
to play when Diabetes Queensland hosted its first DiaBuddies Day in
the region last month.
Batman and his Batmobile also joined in the party.
YMCA's Camp Warrawee in Joyner gave the 56 people who...
Nineteen families from the Wide Bay district who have a child
living with type 1 diabetes attended their first DiaBuddies Day
The day, hosted by Diabetes Queensland, was held at the
Bundaberg Flip Out Trampoline Centre. The children were supervised
while they jumped, flipped...
Queensland has a new Queen after Alexandra Catalano (pictured
above) bid $25,000 for the state's symbolic first tray of
The 2019 Brisbane Produce Market Annual Charity Mango Auction
raised more than $31,000 thanks to Mango Queen Alexandra and
bidders on other...
Last month we asked you to share your thoughts on products you
would like to see the Australian Government subsidise through the
National Diabetes Services Scheme (NDSS). Thank you to those who
provided feedback. Read on to find which areas were of greatest
importance to you.
There was a full moon rising when about 80 Diabetes Queensland
members and supporters climbed Brisbane's Story Bridge, which was
lit blue for the night to mark National Diabetes Week (July
Generously sponsored by Abbott, the climb helped keep the
Diabetes Queensland would like to thank Peter and June Hawton,
and the Warra Hotel's Jim Phelan for their recent support.
With the help of friends and family, Peter and June
(photographed with Diabetes Queensland's Kathleen Cook and her
husband Matt, who volunteered)...
Diabetes Queensland's Grants Program
provides funding for educational activities and camps for children
Since 2009, our aim has been to
support as many camp providers as possible in various locations
across the state. The program is funded through the...