Diabetes Tasmania offers free information, programs, individual health advice and services to people at risk and with diabetes as well as support for their families, carers and friends.

We can help you with:

  • Healthy food choices and shopping
  • Monitoring your blood glucose levels
  • Looking after your feet, eyes and emotional and mental wellbeing Information about diabetes medication including insulin and other injectables Joining a local peer support group.

We also offer health services based on your needs:

  • Individual telehealth/video consults and coaching with a diabetes educator, dietitian, or nurse practitioner
  • Social worker services and advocacy
  • We also host camps and activities for children and youth with diabetes

Insulin or non-insulin injectable medications:

  • NDSS (National Diabetes Services Scheme) subsidises products including pen needles to inject insulin or non-insulin medications
  • To access these products, you need to register with the NDSS
  • Speak to your GP or Diabetes Tasmania to see if you are eligible to be registered with the NDSS.

Next steps

Contact us to find out more about Diabetes Tasmania’s free services and to help us book you into a program tailored to your needs.

For more information:

Diabetes Tasmania Helpline
6215 9000
Email: mail@diabetestas.org.au
NDSS Enquiries: ndss@diabetesaustralia.com.au
Web: www.diabetestas.org.au