Two percent of people have intellectual disability.  
Some of them have diabetes.
This web site is for those people and their carers.

For people with Diabetes, this web site:

  • Explains diabetes
  • Is to the point
  • Can print just the bits that you are interested in
  • Can show you how to find out more

For Carers , this web site:

  • Covers your duty of care
  • Does not contain jargon
  • Goes straight to the point
  • Shows you where to find more information
  • Has a management plan for the person you care for
  • Can easily be printed out and given to others

How to use the web site:

  1. Click on the menu to go to different topics
  2. Ask your carer to help you read the words if you need to
  3. Use the glossary for hard words in the "other information" section
  4. Contact us  if you want more information
  5. To print the section you want, either:
    • Click on the printer icon towards the top right hand side of the page   OR
    • Click on the "File" menu on your web browser, then click "Print".

Either of these methods will result in the best form of the site for printing hard copies.


This web site is designed to provide education about diabetes for people with intellectual disability and their carers.

The information provided on "Diabetes - To The Point" is designed to support, not replace, the relationship that exists between a client and their physician.

This web site has been prepared by the Queensland Centre for Intellectual and Developmental Disability which is dedicated to improving the health of people with intellectual disability.