Diabetes Tasmania

About us

Diabetes Tasmania is your local health charity working with our community to prevent and reduce the impact of diabetes.

Our Services

Desmond

A one day workshop designed to help you find out more about type 2 diabetes, manage the changes diabetes will bring  and share ideas about the practical aspects of living with diabetes.

Smart Programs

ShopSmart, CarbSmart, MeterSmart, FootSmart, MedSmart - A series of 3 hour sessions focussing on key areas of living with diabetes.

The COACH Program®

A telephone based health coaching service to help you meet your health goals and reduce diabetes risk factors.

Diabetes Educator and Dietitian Clinics

Clinics are delivered throughout Tasmania, including in many rural areas, where you can have an individual appointment with a diabetes educator or dietitian. A referral from your GP is required.

Type One Youth Support

A varied camp program for young people with diabetes and parents is offered. The program caters for all young people up to aged 25 years.

Health Professional Training

Delivered by diabetes educators or dietitians, training in diabetes management is available for all health professionals.

Online Diabetes Shop

For the biggest range of diabetes supplies head to the Diabetes Shop, it can be accessed via diabetesshop.com.  Diabetes Tasmania members receive a 10% discount of the entire range and there is free delivery on orders over $90.00.

National Diabetes Services Scheme (NDSS)

Fact sheets and lots of information to help you live well with diabetes - NDSS website

How to contact us or make a booking

Services are available from 8:30 am to 5 pm, Monday to Friday. Please call to make a booking or to find out more information.

Service Eligibility

People can self refer or by referral from general practitioner or allied health professional.

Cost Information

For cost information please contact the service provider.

More Information

Visit us at level 7, 152 Macquarie Street, Hobart
or 64 Cameron Street, Launceston

Call us on (03) 6215 9000


The COACH Program® is delivered by Diabetes Tasmania and the Tasmanian Department of Health and Human Services

The National Diabetes Services Scheme is an initiative of the Australian Government administered with assistance from Diabetes Australia

Some services are supported by Primary Health Tasmania under the Australian Government’s Primary Health Network Program