Useful links on diabetes

Diabetes Australia

The national peak body for diabetes is Diabetes Australia. Diabetes Australia was established in 1984, and is the national body for people affected by all types of diabetes and those at risk.  They are committed to reducing the impact of diabetes.  

Their core focus areas are people affected by all types of diabetes, this includes people with type 1 diabetes, people with type 2 diabetes, women with gestational diabetes, people with other forms of diabetes, their families and carers, and people at risk of developing diabetes.

Diabetes Counselling Online

The Diabetes Counselling Online website is for all people living with diabetes, their families and friends. It includes private counselling via e-mail, group discussion forums, chat rooms and blog and a range of groups, such as our Weight Matters groups.

Diabetes South Australia

Diabetes South Australia is a member organisation of Diabetes Australia providing services and information to South Australian people with diabetes. 

Consumer Medicines Information (CMI) and Product Information (PI)

The Consumer Medicines Information (CMI) is a leaflet that contains information on the safe and effective use of a medicine. Product Information (PI) provides health professionals with a summary of the essential scientific information to allow the safe and effective use of a medicine under nearly all circumstances. 


Using the Healthinsite Internet gateway, you can access a wide range of up-to-date and reliable information on health and wellbeing. 

International Diabetes Institute

The International Diabetes Institute was formally opened in 1985 although services were provided from Caulfield from 1976. Our vision is to find a cure for or a means of preventing diabetes and its complications and to provide care to meet the needs of those who have diabetes or are at risk of developing it.

Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF)
for Health Care Professionals

JDRF is a non-profit, non-governmental contributor to diabetes research. It’s mission is to find a cure for diabetes and its complications through the support of medical research. JDRF also provides a number of resources that can assist children and adults with type 1 diabetes and their families.

NSW Multicultural Health Communication Service

The NSW Multicultural Health Communication Service (Multicultural Communication) is funded by the NSW Department of Health to provide information and services to help health professionals communicate with non-English speaking communities throughout NSW. 

Tai Chi for Diabetes

Tai Chi for Diabetes is a special program created by Dr. Paul Lam in conjunction with his Tai Chi associates and a team of medical specialists. Based on Sun and Yang style tai chi, Tai Chi for Diabetes is safe and easy to learn. It is designed to prevent and improve the control of diabetes. The program will help to improve muscular strength, increase heart/lung activity, improve balance and integrate the mind and body.


The information provided by Reality Check and The Type 1 Diabetes Network is designed to support, not replace, the relationship that exists between a patient/site visitor and his/her doctors, nurses or other medical professionals.  

University of Adelaide Faculty of Health Sciences

The Faculty of Health Sciences focus on education excellence and innovative research is reflected by the academics and researchers across our six Schools, Disciplines, Centers, and Institutes.

World Diabetes Day

World Diabetes Day is the primary global awareness campaign for diabetes. Visit Diabetes Australia for more information.