ADEA news releases

ADEA members vote in favour of unification

released on 12 August 2021

Both the Australian Diabetes Educators Association (ADEA) and the Australian Diabetes Society (ADS) have voted to unify with Diabetes Australia, Australia’s largest diabetes consumer group, at their AGM.

This is a pioneering step toward improving diabetes care and empowering those living with diabetes across Australia.

To learn more, we invite you to read the ADEA Media Release: Unification


Would you mind? This National Diabetes Week, raise your voice against diabetes stigma

released on 9 July 2021National Diabetes Week 2021: Would you mind? Raise your voice against diabetes stigma

National Diabetes Week runs from 11 July-18 July. This year’s national campaign will focus on countering diabetes stigma. Diabetes stigma is a barrier to optimal self-care that can have negative psychological, behavioural, and physical consequences.

Diabetes has some image problems. People with diabetes report feeling blamed for developing the condition, stigma around the use of insulin, feeling judged on their food choices, and a range of other issues.

To learn more, please see:


ADEA releases the Diabetes Pathways, a tool for navigating the health system with diabetes, for GPs and people living with diabetes

released on 5 July 2021

Diabetes Referral Pathways: download the PDFs to always have them at hand when you need them

The Australian Diabetes Educators Association is pleased to announce the Diabetes Pathways. These carefully curated documents provide guidance for the care of people living with diabetes, showing the milestones on a person’s journey from diagnosis through the lifespan of diabetes management.

Read the full news release here: ADEA Diabetes Pathways Media Release 5 July 2021


Media enquiries

If you require further information about our news releases or have questions for us, please contact our Communications team: communications@adea.com.au

ADEA news releases

ADEA members vote in favour of unification

released on 12 August 2021

Both the Australian Diabetes Educators Association (ADEA) and the Australian Diabetes Society (ADS) have voted to unify with Diabetes Australia, Australia’s largest diabetes consumer group, at their AGM.

This is a pioneering step toward improving diabetes care and empowering those living with diabetes across Australia.

To learn more, we invite you to read the ADEA Media Release: Unification


Would you mind? This National Diabetes Week, raise your voice against diabetes stigma

released on 9 July 2021National Diabetes Week 2021: Would you mind? Raise your voice against diabetes stigma

National Diabetes Week runs from 11 July-18 July. This year’s national campaign will focus on countering diabetes stigma. Diabetes stigma is a barrier to optimal self-care that can have negative psychological, behavioural, and physical consequences.

Diabetes has some image problems. People with diabetes report feeling blamed for developing the condition, stigma around the use of insulin, feeling judged on their food choices, and a range of other issues.

To learn more, please see:


ADEA releases the Diabetes Pathways, a tool for navigating the health system with diabetes, for GPs and people living with diabetes

released on 5 July 2021

Diabetes Referral Pathways: download the PDFs to always have them at hand when you need them

The Australian Diabetes Educators Association is pleased to announce the Diabetes Pathways. These carefully curated documents provide guidance for the care of people living with diabetes, showing the milestones on a person’s journey from diagnosis through the lifespan of diabetes management.

Read the full news release here: ADEA Diabetes Pathways Media Release 5 July 2021


Media enquiries

If you require further information about our news releases or have questions for us, please contact our Communications team: communications@adea.com.au