Join a support group
New members are always welcome. Please see the below to find a support group in your local area. If you are interested in joining a group, please contact the related person.
Hobart Diabetes Support Group – Hobart (type 1 & 2)
Meets first Monday of each month,11:00am
Kings Meadows Diabetes Support Group – Launceston
Meets third Tuesday of each month,10:00am
Northern Region Diabetes Support Group – Launceston
Meets third Wednesday of each month,10:00am (now at the Door of Hope Church)
0417 157 610
DAGTas (Diabetes Advocacy Group Tasmania) – Launceston
0414 414 044
West Tamar Diabetes Support Group – Beaconsfield
Meets third Wednesday of each month,1:30pm
0429 777 870
Meander Valley Diabetes Support Group – Westbury
Meets first Tuesday of each month, 1:30pm
0428 576 795
North West Tasmania Type 1 Diabetes Support Group– Burnie
(Online & Occasional Group Meetings)
0413 016 891
Wynyard Diabetes Support Group – Wynyard
Meets bi-monthly, on a Wednesday, 10.00am – 11.30am
Lew and Joan Hoek
0402 123 438
Diabetes Debriefs (Tasmania) Facebook
The above Facebook page (which is a private page) is a space to connect with other people with type 1 diabetes around Tasmania. Whether you want to have a rant, share a meme/story, ask for advice or opinions, or just have a good ol’ chin wag and debrief; this space is for you. The page is run by Rachel Duthie.
Want to find out more?
If you are interested in starting a peer support group in your area, or you are already running one and would like to join the Diabetes Tasmania Peer Support Program, contact Fiona Horwood, Community Engagement Coordinator on 6251 9000 or firstname.lastname@example.org .