Australian Diabetes Society Position Statement Archives

Resources for Diabetes Health Professionals 


The Australian Diabetes Society has published the following position statements prior to 2001:

NHMRC Clinical Practice Diabetes Guidelines

The National Health & Medical Research Council (NHRMC) Clinical Practice Guidelines Portal can be accessed at

All publications relating to Diabetes can be viewed and downloaded from the National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC) website at:

During 2009, five Diabetes Type 2 Guidelines were approved by the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of NHMRC under Section 14A of the NHMRC Act, namely:

These Guidelines comprise a suite of Type 2 Diabetes Guidelines developed under a funding agreement between the Department of Health and Ageing and the Diabetes Australia Guideline Development Consortium. The most recently finalised Guideline the National Evidence Based Guideline for the Primary Prevention of Type 2 Diabetes, was approved by the NHMRC CEO on 10 December 2009.

The five Guidelines in the series, when combined, present a comprehensive set of evidence-based guidelines for the prevention, diagnosis and management of Type 2 Diabetes.

The five diabetes guidelines above can be viewed or downloaded at:-