Programs and Services

Manage your diabetes
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Fundamentals workshops and programs

Whether you’re coming to grips with a new diagnosis or have been living with diabetes for many years, Diabetes WA’s fundamental workshops can help you.

Find out if there is a session coming up near you.

These information sessions are free for NDSS registrants. Bookings are essential.

Diabetes WA educator Sheryl in interaction with workshop participants

DAFNE (Type 1)


DAFNE equips people living with type-1 diabetes with strategies to self-manage their insulin doses, exercise, illness, and alcohol intake more safely.

The program has demonstrated benefits for participants in both Australia and the UK.

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DESMOND (Type 2)

Diabetes WA educator Sheryl in interaction with workshop participants

DESMOND workshops focus on providing you with practical skills for managing type 2 diabetes.

It is delivered by specially trained DESMOND educators who will help you to improve your self-management by improving your knowledge and understanding of your condition.

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MyDESMOND (Type 2 online)


MyDESMOND empowers you to self-manage type-2 diabetes online. The program brings together evidence-based content including short videos, learning sessions and interactive activities on health, diet and exercise.

For instant access, complete the registration form with your NDSS number. No GP referral is required.

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The National Diabetes Services Scheme (NDSS) is an initiative of the Australian Government and is administered by Diabetes Australia. The NDSS agent in WA is Diabetes WA. Find out more about the NDSS at or call the NDSS Helpline on 1800 637 700.

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