OzDAFNE is a 5-day program for adults living with type 1 diabetes who are using pens to inject their insulin. DAFNE is an acronym for Dose Adjustment For Normal Eating.

OzDAFNE is an evidence-based structured group education program for adults living with type 1 diabetes. The interactive group program includes topics such as nutrition, carbohydrate counting, insulin dose adjustment, sick day management and physical activity.

To find out if there is an OzDAFNE program near you, please contact your closest OzDAFNE facilitator below or visit our event calendar.

Diabetes Queensland  
Address GPO Box 9824, Brisbane Qld 4002 
Contact  Helen d’Emden 
Email helend@diabetesqld.org.au 
Phone 0405 769 550 

 

Cairns Diabetes Centre 
Address 381 Sheridan St, Cairns North 4871 
Contact Alison Kempe 
Email alison.kempe@health.qld.gov.au 
Phone (07) 4226 4647 
Fax  (07) 4226 4638 

 

Ipswich Diabetes Service  
Address  21 Bell Street, Ipswich, QLD 4306 
Contact Joseph Marchisella 
Email joseph.marchisella@health.qld.gov.au 
Phone 0447 726 553 
Fax (07) 3813 6234 

   

Princess Alexandra Hospital (Woolloogabba) 
Address  Level 1, Building 2, 2 Burke St, Woolloongabba QLD 4103 
Contact  Jane Sorbello 
Email   jane.sorbello@health.qld.gov.au 
Phone (07) 3176 1081 
Fax  (07) 3176 5298 

 

Queensland Diabetes & Endocrine Centre at the Mater (South Brisbane) 
Address  Level 2, Mater Annerley Rd Campus, Annerley Rd, South Brisbane QLD 4102 
Contact Marina Noud 
Email marina.noud@mater.org.au  
Phone (07) 3163 8402 
Fax (07) 3163 1544 

 

Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital (Herston)  
Address  Level 1, Dr James Mayne Building, Butterfield St, Herston QLD 4030 
Contact  Diabetes A.O. 
Email dafne.rbwh@health.qld.gov.au 
Phone (07) 3646 3245 / (07) 3646 1405 
Fax (07) 3646 7090 

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