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Type 2 diabetes
self-management resource
Now available online
Diabetes WA Helpline
1300 001 880
For personalised advice
Mon - Fri from 8.30am to 4.30pm
Welcome to Diabetes WA

If you’ve got it, we get it

Learn more about pre-diabetes


A condition where your blood glucose levels are higher than normal, but not high enough for you to be diagnosed with type 2 diabetes.

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Learn more about type 1 diabetes

Type 1 Diabetes

Type 1 diabetes is an autoimmune condition in which the immune system destroys healthy cells in the pancreas and stops it from producing insulin.

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Learn more about type 2 diabetes

Type 2 Diabetes

Type 2 diabetes is a progressive condition where the body does still produce some insulin, but it is either ineffective or there is not enough of it.

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Learn more about gestational diabetes

Gestational Diabetes

Gestational diabetes mellitus is a form of diabetes that occurs during pregnancy and usually goes away after the baby is born.

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What’s on

We always have a variety of information sessions that are being conducted on a regular basis for people living with diabetes or supporters of them.

Participants of type 2 diabetes workshop 'DESMOND' share their experiences

DESMOND brings patient-centred care to life.

DESMOND is: Diabetes Education and Self-Management for Ongoing and Newly Diagnosed.

The program is an evidence based workshop designed to support people living with type 2 diabetes. The program recognises that there is no ‘one size fits all’ approach to diabetes management. It is intended to provide your patients with a welcoming and non-judgemental space. Here they can plan how they would like to manage their diabetes.

For more information about DESMOND contact DESMOND@diabeteswa.com.au

Did you know?

People are living with diabetes in Western Australia
0 %
of hospital admissions in Western Australia are diabetes-related
People are diagnosed with diabetes each day in WA
People will develop diabetes every year



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