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magazineSummerDiabetes Matters is a quarterly, 36 page glossy magazine published by Diabetes WA, containing a quality mix of topical health and lifestyle articles.

It is distributed statewide to a readership of more than 30,000 via print and online, including:

  • people living with diabetes including the entire Diabetes WA member base
  • health professionals who diagnose and recommend treatments for people with diabetes
  • more than 600 NDSS Access Points (pharmacies and aged care facilities) that supply diabetes-related products to West Australians
  • customers who enter our offices
  • new registrants on the National Diabetes Services Scheme (NDSS).

The overall readership is estimated at over 30,000. More than 50% read Diabetes Matters more than once and more than 70% of readers keep their issue or pass it on to someone else.

Advertising rates

Diabetes Matters uses a Four Colour Process

Size Cost (including GST)
Double page spread $2500
Full page $1700
Half page $990
Quarter page $675
Business card (55mm x 90mm) $450

Preferred page bookings and back page bookings attract a 15% extra loading.

Repeat bookings (4x) attract a 10% discount.

Please note that discounted rates are offered to NDSS Access Points and Diabetes WA member benefit partners.


Edition Booking deadline Artwork deadline Distribution date
Spring 2016 29 July 19 August 10 September
Summer 2016 28 October 18 November 10 December
Autumn 2017 TBA TBA TBA

Technical specifications

Diabetes Matters is produced within a Macintosh environment. Material must be supplied in Macintosh CMYK compatible formats. Artwork can be supplied via CD or email.

Colours – Files must be supplied with all colours converted to CMYK format.

Resolution – All images supplied to be 300 dpi at 100%.

Proofs – All completed adverts supplied digitally must be accompanied by a full colour proof. Always supply a laser or inkjet proof, a sample of existing printed work. Ensure you spell check your job to make sure all your details are correct.

Images – Logos, photos and graphics must be supplied as either JPEG or EPS at 300 dpi. Images taken directly from the web/internet will not be print compatible and will not be used.

Artwork Specifications

Double Page
  • Bleed Size: 303x426mm
  • Trim Size: 297x420mm
Full Page
  • Bleed Size: 216x303mm
  • Trim Size: 210x297mm
Half Page
  • Bleed Size: 154.5x216mm
  • Trim Size: 148.5x210mm
Quarter Page
  • Bleed Size: 111×154.5mm
  • Trim Size: 105×148.5mm

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