On Wednesday 17 July, as the full moon rises, the Story Bridge
will be bathed in blue light in support of all Queenslanders living
In partnership with Abbott, Diabetes Queensland is also hosting
education sessions on flash glucose monitoring. After the session,
a group of 80 Diabetes Queensland members and supporters will have
the opportunity to take part in a twilight climb of the Story
On the same night, Diabetes Queensland will present the Diabetes
Australia Research Trust (DART) awards to four Diabetes Queensland
National Diabetes Week (July 14-20), Diabetes Queensland is
raising awareness of the signs and symptoms of diabetes to increase
earlier detection and promote action.
To kick off the week, Diabetes Queensland will host the Kellion
Medal ceremony on Sunday, July 14, for people who have lived with
diabetes for 50, 60 or 70 years.
These events draw attention to the fact that every day, almost
300 Australians are diagnosed with diabetes. For many, the
diagnosis is late, which puts them at risk of life-threatening or
serious health issues.
That's why we're urging people to "take the time" to learn the
signs and symptoms of type 1 and type 2 diabetes.
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