Media releases

Latest releases

14 May 2015
Get connected and inspired at first-ever Diabetes Expo

1 May 2015
5 year collaboration celebrates better quality of life for people with diabetes

15 April 2015

Have your say on the National Diabetes Strategy

13 April 2015
'It starts with us' - inspiring young people living with diabetes

7 April 2015
World Health Day: Reducing the risk of foodborne illnesses

25 March 2015
HypoActive en route to sending more kids to diabetes camp

17 March 2015
Breakfast cereals up to one third sugar: new analysis shows

11 March 2015
Diabetes & kidney disease: screenings could save many lives

5 March 2015

Type 1 diabetes: 'Bumps up' for having healthy babies

19 February 2015

Melbourne Food and Wine partnership launch

14 November 2014

Placing diabetes technology in the palm of people’s hands

Diabetes: more than a spiralling health issue

85% of Australians are not aware of physical activity recommendations

13 November 2014

Victorian researchers perform well in $3.5m grant round

13 November 2014

One diet does not fit all: Diabetes Australia urges Australians to discuss individual diets with their healthcare team - November 2014

7 November 2014

Internationally-recognised diabetes expert appointed to DA–Vic Board

Read more about Professor Colman's experience

27 October 2014

Type 2 diabetes epidemic predictor wins prestigious award

4 October 2014

Study finds type 1 and type 2 diabetes are equally psychologically challenging in young adults

1 October 2014

Important reminder for people with diabetes to check the health of their feet

25 September 2014

ACBRD wins public health award

23 September 2014

Tighter rules around junk food marketing to children only effective if enforced

18 September 2014

Australia's biggest bank takes on Australia's biggest health challenge

16 September 2014

New study showing 1 in 4 hospital inpatients has diabetes highlights the importance of early detection

3 September 2014

Report calls for a new national approach to insulin pump therapy and related new technology for type 1 diabetes

16 July 2014

New Diabetes Australia campaign compares fear of getting type 2 diabetes with fear of sharks and spiders

5 June 2014

GPs better equipped than ever to curb the alarming epidemic of type 2 diabetes in Australia

3 June 2014

Victorians beat the odds living 50–70 years with diabetes

29 May 2014

Diabetes, doctor and medicine co-payments – a major budget concern for millions of Australians

13 May 2014

Ground-breaking crowd-funding research seeks to stop diabetes stigma

11 April 2014

Diabetes Australia unites for diabetes

1 April 2014

Bike relay supports 30 places for children with diabetes at camp

13 March 2014

Tapping into free resources key as more women develop gestational diabetes

5 March 2014

Leading diabetes expert recognised by Victorian Honour Roll of Women

24 February 2014

Melbourne Food and Wine Festival shows its commitment to good health

3 December 2013

Diabetes in Indigenous Australians a focus of largest ever medical congress in Australia

14 November - World Diabetes Day

Protect our future: Icons around the world light up for diabetes

Origin of diabetes will be explored with major Victorian research funding

4 November 2013

New diabetes online platform and campaigns to be supported by eftpos Giveback donation to Diabetes Australia

29 October 2013

Diabetes campaigner adds prestigious diabetes award to accolades

24 October 2013

Medicare Local obesity data no surprise given the diabetes epidemic

23 October 2013

eftpos targets diabetes and skin cancer with up to $2 million Giveback donation

15 October 2013

Victorians show tenacity living over five decades with diabetes

14 October 2013

Diabetes Australia welcomes ACT’s active approach to obesity

8 October 2013

Make eye checks a priority for diabetes

4 October 2013

Study finds bigger life stresses for severely obese people with type 2 diabetes

3 October 2013

Diabetes Australia appoints The Hon Judi Moylan as new President

2 October 2013

Landmark Rethink Sugary Drink Forum to Drive Appetite for Consumer Change

26 September 2013

Diabetes holiday campers need respite more than most

11 September 2013

Health groups throw down challenge to Coca Cola: stop weight-washing and start taking meaningful action on obesity

28 August 2013

Diabetes Australia welcomes Australian Greens Health Plan

27 August 2013

Low clothing donations hurt good cause

26 August 2013

100 Young Leaders unite to urge all governments to act

22 August 2013

Diabetes Australia welcomes Coalition Health Policy Focus on a better response to rising diabetes epidemic

22 August 2013

New study confirms need for comprehensive insulin pump program

18 July 2013

The cost of diabetes in Australia

14 July 2013

Australians show a remarkable complacency towards diabetes according to a new survey

19 June 2013

International diabetes leader and experts launch Diabetes Australia’s new strategy and action plan

14 June 2013

New food labels will help prevent type 2 diabetes epidemic

14 May 2013

Thanking volunteers for a job well done

30 April 2013

Clothing collection brings a sense of community

3 April 2013

Murray to Moyne gets into gear

16 March 2013

Celebrating 60 years of reducing the impact of diabetes

8 March 2013

Six new languages bring understanding on gestational diabetes

1 March 2013

Cancer Leader Joins Diabetes Australia – Vic

1 March 2013

New Leadership for Diabetes Australia

1 March 2013

New national dietary guidelines highlight case for diabetes prevention programs

17 January 2013

Leading health organisations release recommendations to tackle soft drink overconsumption

14 January 2013

Cassie Gives Back Some Fun to New Campers

7 January 2013

Yesterday’s Campers Become New Camp Leaders


8 March 2013

Fraudulent Door Knocking

5 March 2013

DA-Vic responds to Ambulance Victoria review

Government must act now to stop diabetes