Supporting you to self-manage your diabetes.

MyDESMOND recognises there is no ‘one-size-fits-all’ approach to diabetes management and will inform, inspire, and motivate you as you work towards making small changes that will have a big impact on your health. The MyDESMOND program:

  • Encourages you to track steps or active minutes
  • Provides ongoing support from Health Professionals
  • Provides access to an online community and chat forums
  • Motivates you to set goals and compete in challenges
  • Keeps a track of your HbA1c, blood pressure, cholesterol, weight and waist measurements
  • Includes short videos, learning sessions and interactive activities
  • Educates by refreshing or updating your knowledge on type 2 diabetes, health, diet and exercise
  • Is flexible – work at your own pace
  • Is accessible 24/7 via computer, smartphone or tablet
  • Allows you to sync a FitBit, Google Fit or Garmin fitness tracker.

In order to join the MyDESMOND program you need to be aged 18 years of age or older, registered on the NDSS, have an email address, and access to the internet via a computer, tablet or smartphone.

For more information and to join MyDESMOND, head to the website.

In Australia, MyDESMOND is funded by the National Diabetes Services Scheme (NDSS). The NDSS is an initiative of the Australian Government administered with the assistance of Diabetes Australia.

For more information about the NDSS call 1800 637 700 or visit

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