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  1. The IDF Perspective: reforming the global food system to tackle diabetes and obesity

    The role and responsibilities of the private sector in global health and development have evolved in recent decades. The view that the only responsibility of business is to return a profit to stakeholders is being weakened by the dawn of corporate shared ...

    aabolina - 06/12/2013 - 12:03 - Volume 58 | Issue 2 - The International Diabetes Federation

  2. Understanding the complex nature of diabetes

    Incidence. Prevalence. Risk factors. Outcomes. We hear these words frequently in relation to diabetes and their impact on our world, but are we learning how certain patterns, and trends are associated with the global diabetes epidemic? Are we able to see ...

    aabolina - 06/12/2013 - 12:04 - Volume 58 | Issue 2 - Jonathan Shaw

  3. Diversity, debate and new directions

    Targeting today’s most contemporary issues, the Basic and Clinical Science Stream may provide this year’s Congress with the biggest buzz, especially in areas of obesity, diabetes complications and new treatment strategies. A range of provocative topics in ...

    aabolina - 06/12/2013 - 12:04 - Volume 58 | Issue 2 - Mark Cooper Sophia Zoungas

  4. Breaking down barriers and living your dreams... with diabetes

    João Valente Nabais, President of the IDF European Region and development lead for the Living with Diabetes Stream, is passionate about the 2013 Melbourne programme. Living with type 1 diabetes since 1981, João has been an active diabetes advocate ever si ...

    aabolina - 06/12/2013 - 12:05 - Volume 58 | Issue 2 - João Manuel Valente Nabais

  5. Why health matters to human development

    Helen Clark, Administrator of the UN Development Programme, reflects on the development agenda post-2015 and explains how better prevention and care of Non-communicable Diseases fit into her vision for a broader development goal thereby decreasing the thr ...

    aabolina - 06/12/2013 - 12:05 - Volume 58 | Issue 2 - Helen Clark

  6. Healthy Cities report

    In our first Healthy Cities report, Diabetes Voice highlights municipal and national governing policies that are trailblazing new directions for human health.   Mayor Michael Bloomberg has dominated his mayoral terms with strong government leadership prov ...

    aabolina - 06/12/2013 - 12:07 - Volume 58 | Issue 2

  7. The influence of social media on diabetes treatment and self-care

    Technological advances in communication promote the idea of a global village, expanding and extending the power of the individual to ‘be’ anywhere at any time, facilitating instantaneous strong bonds between people worldwide. Here, the author looks at the power of social media as a key to accessing ...

    aabolina - 06/12/2013 - 12:59 - Volume 58 | Issue 1 - Claudia Labate

  8. A look ‘upstream’ to Melbourne

    In the next few issues, Diabetes Voice will be providing advance information, to whet your appetite, about the programme for the World Diabetes Congress 2013, which will take place in Melbourne, Australia, between 2 and 6 December this year. Over the comi ...

    aabolina - 06/12/2013 - 12:59 - Volume 58 | Issue 1 - Paul Zimmet

  9. Diabetes Research in the 20th Century: A Historical Perspective

    It was Mao Zedong who famously coined the timeless adage that ‘you need knowledge of the past in order to understand the present, and thus be able to prepare for the future’. These wise words have been taken up as the motto of a new Stream at the IDF Worl ...

    aabolina - 06/12/2013 - 13:01 - Volume 58 | Issue 1 - Pierre Lefèbvre

  10. The impact of diabetes in Indigenous people – putting and end to harm on harm

    Indigenous communities represent almost 5% of the world’s population – nearly 400 million people. Increasing international interest in the health and socio-political needs of Indigenous peoples was reflected in the 2007 UN Declaration on the Rights of Ind ...

    aabolina - 06/28/2013 - 13:11 - Volume 58 | Issue 1 - Alex Brown

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