Diabetes WA

About Us

About Us

Diabetes WA is the peak voice for people living with, at risk of or affected by diabetes.

In this section you can learn all about who we are, why we are here and the work we do all around the State.

Every day, we make a difference to the lives of thousands of Western Australians

We inform, educate and support thousands of Western Australians, helping them to better manage their diabetes. This in turn enables them to lead happier, healthier lives.

If you are interested in helping us to make a difference, read about how you can be part of our team.

Diabetes WA is a not-for-profit organisation working within the Western Australian community.

We are here to help individuals and families navigate the life-long health journey that begins with a diagnosis of diabetes. Read about our story, our mission, our work and about how we can help you.

Our Story


Our story starts in in the 1960s with two families. When their 3-year-old son was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes in 1961, Ken and Betty


Our mission

OUR Mission

Our mission is to improve the lives of those at risk of, living with or affected by diabetes.


Our Work

OUR Work

Diabetes WA has a long and proud history of supporting the WA diabetes community; in 2015 we celebrated our 50 year anniversary.


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