Our Symptom checker provides clinical advice on what to do next based on your symptoms.
Why a diabetes test might be overdue for you
Diabetes is being diagnosed too late in many Australians, and by delaying a visit to the doctor they put themselves at risk of life-threatening health problems.
Complications of diabetes
Over time persistent high blood glucose levels (BGLs) can damage the body’s organs causing 'diabetes-related complications'. Find out about complications of diabetes.
Type 2 diabetes
Type 2 diabetes occurs when the body doesn’t make enough insulin or doesn’t use it well. Unlike type 1 diabetes, type 2 diabetes can be prevented or delayed.
Diabetes testing and monitoring
Trusted information about diabetes testing and monitoring, blood sugar testing equipment and ketone testing equipment can be found on this page.
Information about diabetic ketoacidosis, a condition caused when you have a high blood sugar level, and not enough insulin in your body to break it down to use for energy .
Type 1 diabetes
Being diagnosed with type 1 diabetes can be overwhelming. However, while the condition is not curable, there are ways to manage it successfully.
Discover how diabetes can slowly damage your retina (the layer of light-sensitive tissue in the back of the eye), leading to diabetic retinopathy.
Neuropathy is a nerve condition that can lead to pain, numbness or tingling in one or more parts of the body. Learn more about neuropathy.
Diabetes testing and monitoring problems
Trusted information about diabetes testing and monitoring problems, including glucose meters, continuous glucose monitoring, and other equipment problems.
Diabetic neuropathy, which affects people with diabetes, causes pain or numbness in the hands, feet or limbs because the nerves are damaged. Learn more here.