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.

Living Well with Diabetes

A local expo to help you live, eat and cook well for good health

Living Well with Diabetes is back and this time we are running our first one of the year in Launceston at The Tram Sheds, Inveresk. If you are interested in attending please call and speak with one of our lovely Customer Service ladies on 1300 136 588 - spots are filling fast!

Healthy Eating

A guide for older people living with diabetes

As we get older, staying nourished and maintaining healthy eating habits can be challenging! Check out our new booklet about healthy eating and food choices for older people living with diabetes. 

To receive your free copy of this great booklet call 1300 136 588.  For more information


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Stay up to date with the latest news



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.

Diabetes Tasmania and the NDSS are now visiting residents of the Brighton district in a new partnership with Priceline Pharmacy, Bridgewater.  Free monthly consultation are available with a Dietitian, Diabetes Educator or NDSS Coordinator.  Ph 1300 136 588 for more.