About the Australian Diabetes Society

The Australian Diabetes Society (ADS) is the peak medical and scientific body in Australia for diabetes. ADS is a national organisation founded in 1973. The ADS is a membership-based organisation consisting of predominantly Endocrinologists, Basic Science Researchers and Health Administration members. It is administered by a Board of Directors elected from membership who take on this role in an honorary capacity. The main aim of ADS is to enhance the welfare of individuals with diabetes mellitus through improving knowledge and understanding, producing management guidelines, training of health professionals and supporting diabetes research.

ADS Vision


To be the leading society for research, medical practice and education in diabetes.

ADS Mission


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ADS Objectives