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The NDSS is administered by Diabetes Australia
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Baby Steps features

MyDESMOND mobile screens

Interactive learning

Learn more about reducing your risk of type 2 diabetes and refresh your knowledge with our interactive and educational Discovery and Booster Sessions.

Activity tracking

Make the most of a range of activity tracking options, including steps and minutes, and the ability to link to wearable technology such as FitBit, Garmin and Google Fit.

Monitor your health

The program provides a number of health trackers including weight/shape, healthy eating and blood pressure—where you can self-report your latest data and track your progress.


Compete with others in our community on the global leader boards. Or just set yourself a challenge to reach some world-famous landmarks.

Set goals

Set daily goals that you feel are achievable and fit within your lifestyle.


Chat with others who are using the program and discuss successes and challenges relating to your diabetes management.

Ask a health professional

Credentialled diabetes educators and other health professionals are available to support you in your self-management journey.


Invite your friends and family to join you on your journey. As a team, you can compete against each other in weekly/daily activity challenges. Your buddies will be able to view a range of useful information to help them in their understanding of diabetes to provide you with better support.