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Useful Links

Find all the information and relevant Low GI resources you need below.


Diabetes NSW & ACTwww.diabetesnsw.com.au

Diabetes NSW & ACT works proactively to improve the day-to-day lives of people living with diabetes. We aim to make things easier by educating carers, employers and the general public. Our mission is a life without the complication(s) of diabetes.

The University of Sydneywww.sydney.edu.au

The Charles Perkins Centre at the University of Sydney aims to ease the burden of diabetes, obesity and cardiovascular disease, and their related conditions, through innovative research collaborations, research partnerships and teaching.

Partner Organisations

The University of Sydney Testing Laboratories (SUGiRS) –  www.glycemicindex.com

One of the leading centres for glycemic index research and home to Sydney University GI Research Service (SUGiRS) that provides a reliable commercial GI testing laboratory for the local and international food industry. There is also a searchable database of over 2,000 foods that have been tested by SUGiRS.

CSIRO Total Wellbeing Diet Onlinewww.totalwellbeingdiet.com

The CSIRO Total Wellbeing Diet provides a comprehensive online health and wellbeing program that will show how simple changes to your diet can make significant changes to your health. A higher protein, low GI diet plan that is designed to satisfy.

International Carbohydrate Quality Consortium (ICQC)www.carbquality.org

The ICQC is a non-profit, worldwide organisation whose mission is to support, summarise and disseminate the science around dietary carbohydrate and health with a focus on quality, and to harmonise the work of scientists from academia, industry and government.

Western Sydney Diabetes Alliancewww.westernsydneydiabetes.com.au

The Western Sydney Diabetes (WSD) initiative has been established in response to the growing threat diabetes poses to the community’s health and wellbeing.


FIAL is an industry-led, not-for-profit organisation focused on growing the share of Australian food in the global marketplace.

GI Symbol Licensees

Diabetes Organisations



Associations / Not-For-Profit Organisations

Community Information


Healthdirect is a gateway to quality health information for all Australians. It provides links to over 17,000 resources on the websites of over 80 of Australia’s trusted information organisations. It aims to improve the health of Australians by providing easy access to reliable health information.

Pregnancy Birth & Babywww.pregnancybirthbaby.org.au

Funded by the Australian Federal Government Pregnancy, Birth and Baby provides information, advice and counselling about pregnancy, childbirth and baby’s first year, online, over the phone (1800 882 436) and by video call.


Community Partner in Healthshare Australia’s leading digital health website. Healthshare empowers consumers to make better health choices by connecting Australians with local, credible and relevant health practitioners, products and health information. 

Raising Children Networkraisingchildren.net.au

The complete Australian resource for parenting newborns to teens with comprehensive information on Carbohydrates and GI

Diabetes Shopwww.diabetesshop.com

The official store of Diabetes NSW & ACT, Diabetes Queensland, Diabetes Tasmania and Diabetes Victoria, helping provide essential and related diabetes products Australia-wide including rural and remote areas.


Glycemic Index Testing Laboratories

The Glycemic Index Foundation recommends the following laboratories that test to the International Standard (ISO 26642:2010):






Please contact the laboratories directly for costs, requirements and testing timelines as they operate independently of the Foundation.


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A low GI diet focuses on the quality of carbohydrates you eat. Good carbohydrates (or low GI carbohydrates) are more slowly digested helping keep your blood sugars stable, whereas bad carbohydrates cause your blood glucose levels to peak and crash. Want to know which carbohydrates are best for you? Try our swap it tool!

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