Diabetes Tasmania is your local diabetes health charity, providing support services around the state to prevent type 2 diabetes and reduce the impact of all types of diabetes for people affected by the condition. Please give generously so we can continue to empower Tasmanians to better health. 

All donations of $2 or more are tax deductible and all money remains in Tasmania.

 Walk to Work Day 

13 November 2015

Friday November 13 is Walk to Work Day! Diabetes Australia is excited to be the charity partner!

Get involved and register for Walk to Work 2015 by clicking on the fundraising button on the website which you can follow by clicking on the above poster.

How many kilometers can you walk by 13 November 2015?

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World Diabetes Day 

14 November 2015

World Diabetes Day is an international event to raise awareness about diabetes, celebrated every year on 14 November.

World Diabetes Day 2015 will focus on healthy eating, which is a key factor in managing type 1 diabetes and helping to manage and prevent type 2 diabetes. The International Diabetes Federation have produced a practical guide on how to get involved in World Diabetes Day- you can download it from their website - click on the below picture it will take you there. 

You will also find more information about events happening in other parts of Australia on the Diabetes Australia




Stay up to date with the latest news




November 2015 - Schools Triathlon Challenge, already smashing records.  Read more about our partnership with the Schools Triathlon Challenge and The Pennicott Foundation.  Read more.

September 2015 - Parliamentarians for Diabetes Global Network Newsletter. Story about the Tasmanian Parliamentary Diabetes Support Group Myth Busters Session.  Read more. 

September 2015 - Story in The Highland Times on Diabetes Tasmania's 60th Anniversary.  Read more.

27 August 2015 - The Mercury Newspapers Online Story on the new Diabetes Map. Read more.

27 August 2015 - Media Release - Diabetes Tasmania - New Geospatial Map reveals Tasmanian Diabetes Hot Spots.  Read more.

27 August 2015 - Media Release - Diabetes Australia NDSS Resources - Pregnancy.  Read more.

27 August 2015 - Media Release - Diabetes Australia NDSS Resources - Older People.  Read more.

12 July 2015 - National Diabetes Week, Diabetes Australia Press Release.  Read more.

13 February 2015 - Tasmanian's Pedal for Prevention and Awareness. Pollie Pedal. Read more.

3 September 2014 - The Case for Action. Read more.

18 September 2014 - Australia's Biggest Bank takes on Australia's biggest health challenge.  Read more.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - Study finds type 1 and type 2 diabetes are equally psychologically challenging in young adults.  Read more.


5 December 2014 - National Diabetes Services Scheme Resources Launch.  National Development Programs.  Read more.


8 December 2014 - Australian Chronic Disease Prevention Alliance - Public Health Groups Welcome Launch of Health Star Rating.  Read more.


Current Research Projects around Australia seeking input from people with diabetes.  Click here if you'd like to learn more or possibly be involved in the research or a clinical trial.