The Latest News from IDF

Oral health is a vital component for wellbeing

Today on World Oral Health Day, IDF calls for oral healthcare to be given the same degree of attention as other types of healthcare.

Growing evidence demonstrates the relationship between periodontal disease and diabetes and affirms the principle that proper oral health is necessary for good general health; meaning oral health is a vital component of everyone’s wellbeing.

Apply for the 2013 Youth Leadership Camp!

If want to meet other young people living with diabetes from all over Europe, share and learn from each other and discover more about the work of IDF Europe, then the Youth Leadership Camp is for you!

To build up on the success of the initiative, IDF Europe will organize the 3rd edition of its Youth Leadership Camp from 22 to 28 July 2013 in Tirrenia, Italy.

Blue Circle Champion on USA's Today Show

Charlie Kimball, IDF's latest Blue Circle Champion and Indy Car racer, featured on USA's flagship morning TV show the Today Show.

Western Pacific Action Plan launched

The Western Pacific Diabetes Declaration Action Plan 2012-2015 was launched on Wednesday by Richard Marles, Australian Parliamentary Secretary for Pacific Island Affairs. The launch event, held at Parliament House, was hosted by Diabetes Australia and attended by Professor Nam Cho, Chair of IDF’s Western Pacific Region, amongst others.

Online Valentine's Day campaign brings valuable support to Life for a Child

Pharmacovigilance: New black triangle symbol for medicines subject to additional monitoring

A black inverted triangle '▼' will shortly appear on the package leaflet of certain medicinal products on the EU market, following an Implementing Regulation adopted by the European Commission today. This symbol will flag to patients and health care professionals that a medicinal product is subject to additional monitoring, and its accompanying text will encourage them to report any unexpected adverse reaction through national reporting systems.

IDF Europe position on EU Regulation on Medical Devices

IDF Europe has published its position on the European Commission proposal for a Regulation on Medical Devices.

International Women's Day: Celebrating the momentum

International Women’s Day (IWD) is a time to celebrate the progress that women have achieved over 100 years after the day's inception. It is also a time to be clear on the action needed to address the new challenges facing women and girls in the 21st century.

LFAC poster campaign raises awareness of the signs and symptoms of diabetes

The International Diabetes Federation's Life for a Child Programme (LFAC) has developed a poster campaign to alert health professionals to the signs and symptoms of diabetes in order to make a swift diagnosis and provide appropriate treatment to save lives - championing the vision that no child should die of diabetes.

February 2013 News Update

Our latest News Update is here!

Find out more about the latest developments in diabetes and health policy and advocacy in Europe.

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