DESMOND is a  program for people with type 2 diabetes who are newly diagnosed or have not had diabetes education in the past.

Programs are run by our DESMOND trained diabetes educator and dietitian, who will provide you with valuable information to help manage your diabetes. This is a six hour program. Participants will need to bring their own lunch for the day sessions. Sandwiches will be provided for evening sessions.

2017 Melbourne dates
  • Tuesday 21 November (9.30am-5pm)
  • Thursday 7 December (9.30am-5pm)
Cost: Diabetes Victoria members free; $15 non-members
Venue: 51 Leicester Street, CARLTON VIC 3050
Please Note: Evening sessions will be held at 570 Elizabeth Street, MELBOURNE VIC 3000.

2017 Geelong date
  • Monday 13th November (9.30am-5pm)
Cost: Diabetes Victoria members free; $15 non-members
Venue: Diabetes Victoria, 75 Roslyn Road, BELMONT VIC 3216
To book: Call 1300 437 386

To find our more about the program click here.

Funding to support this program is provided by the National Diabetes Services Scheme. The National Diabetes Services Scheme (NDSS) is an initiative of the Australian Government administered with the assistance of Diabetes Australia. The NDSS Agent in Victoria is Diabetes Victoria.
2017 Central Bayside Community Health dates
ParkdaleTimeContact details
Tuesday 17 October and Thursday 19 October (run over two half days)1.30pm – 4pmFor more information OR to book CALL : 85870291

2017 Peninsula Community Health dates
RosebudTimeContact details
Thursday 19 and 26 October1.00pm – 4pm 
HastingsTimeContact details
Thursday 22 November8.45am-4pm 
FrankstonTimeContact details
Tuesday 31 October8.45am-4pm1300 665 781
Tuesday 12 December8.45am-4pm