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.

RACT City to Casino Fun Run & Walk

We are thrilled to be the charity partner of this year's RACT City to Casino Fun Run & Walk.  This is our 2nd year being involved with the RACT City to Casino - a partnership which fits well with our aim to have ALL Tasmanian's living a healthy lifestyle, through great food choices and regular exercise.

The event will be held on Sunday, 17th May 2015.

Follow the below link for all the details and registration.

official website 

When you are registering you can nominate to join a team, we are Diabetes Tasmania, feel free to join us and help spread awareness. 

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


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.