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  1. Mountains, inspiration and conquering diabetes

    "Some things are quite beyond the reach of the imagination. When Jerry Gore describes life clinging to a 1500 m cliff in sub-zero temperatures in one of the remotest corners of the earth, the mind struggles to conjure up the image." So began the ...

    admin - 05/20/2008 - 11:23 - - Gore Jerry

  2. World Diabetes Day: a holistic approach to raising awareness

    World Diabetes Day (WDD) is the focus of the principal global awareness campaign of the diabetes world. The events of 14 November widely contribute to raising awareness of the considerable human and societal costs of a health condition which, despite affec ...

    admin - 05/20/2008 - 11:23 - - Lorenzo Piemonte

  3. Make more noise: forging links with the media

    Opinions are divided as to the positive and negative aspects of the growth in the reach and power of the media. Good or bad, the dramatic evolution of the media has undoubtedly created some interesting opportunities for campaign and advocacy organizations ...

    admin - 05/20/2008 - 11:23 - - Deceukelier Stijn

  4. A united stand on the diabetic foot: ISDF 2003

    Too many of the nearly 200 million people in the world with diabetes suffer from diabetes-related foot complications. As a result, the impact on their quality of life is massive. The loss of a foot or part of a leg is the devastating end result of one ...

    admin - 05/20/2008 - 11:23 - - Karel Bakker

  5. A new Diabetes Atlas: new data, new hope

    "More than 300 million people world wide are at risk of developing diabetes, and the disease's economic impact in some hard-hit countries could be higher than that of the AIDS pandemic, diabetes experts warned." Reuters, 25 August 2003. This ...

    admin - 05/20/2008 - 11:23 - - Gan Delice

  6. Virtual conferencing technology: tomorrow's world congress?

    In 2006, the International Diabetes Federation (IDF) will hold its 19th World Diabetes Congress. The congress will be organized from the Congress Unit located in the IDF Executive Office in Brussels. A lead time of more than 3 years seems very comfortable. ...

    admin - 05/20/2008 - 11:24 - - Hendrickx Luc

  7. Diabetes and kidney disease: a report from NephroAsia 2004

    The global burden of chronic kidney failure (end stage renal disease) is primarily driven by the current parallel rise in the prevalence of diabetes and high blood pressure (hypertension). Asia, which has more than 60% of the world’s population, is at the ...

    admin - 05/20/2008 - 11:24 - - Juliana CN Chan

  8. A Canterbury tale: this is your life, Don Beaven

    Some people have ideas; others seem driven to put them into effect. In Christchurch, New Zealand, over the last 50 years, Don Beaven has pioneered diabetes associations, diabetes centres, diabetes promotion, and diabetes guidelines, not to mention wine and ...

    admin - 05/20/2008 - 11:24 - - Home Elizabeth

  9. ADA 2002 highlights

    Many interesting topics were in focus at the Annual Scientific Sessions of the American Diabetes Association (ADA) in San Francisco in June. Visitors joined the crowds at numerous symposia, multiple poster sessions, and the commercial exhibition. You will ...

    admin - 05/20/2008 - 11:24 - - Stella Stefania

  10. The Internet: a tool for advocacy

    In the first of a series of articles on the role the internet can play as a tool for advocacy, we take a look at www.idf.org in order to highlight recent changes to our own website, explain how the present content can be exploited, and preview some of the ...

    admin - 05/20/2008 - 11:24 - - Riley Philip

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