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Early Type 2 Diabetes conversations survey launched

The International Diabetes Federation is very pleased to announce the launch of the largest multinational survey to investigate early conversations between physicians and people living with Type 2 Diabetes (T2D).
This survey, led by Boehringer Ingelheim and Eli Lilly and Company, was developed in partnership with the International Diabetes Federation (IDF) and will include more than 10,000 people with T2D and more than 6,500 treating-physicians across 26 countries worldwide.

Australia: New Initiative to Tackle Diabetes Epidemic

Australia will develop a new national strategy to tackle the nation's diabetes epidemic, announced Australian Minister for Health. This initiative has been made as part of the Opening Ceremony of the World Diabetes Congress 2013 at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre.

IDF Europe study on Access to Quality Medecines & Medical Devices for Diabetes Care in Europe now online!

World Diabetes Day - 14 days later

From Abu Dhabi to Zanzibar the world once again came together on 14 November to mark World Diabetes Day. In a powerful of display of unity around a shared cause, millions have been going blue for diabetes throughout the month of November, raising awareness of the ever-increasing threat posed by the diabetes pandemic and working to improve the lives of the 382 million people currently living with diabetes.

World Diabetes Congress to be Australia's largest-ever medical congress

Running from 2-6 December at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, the World Diabetes Congress will be the largest medical congress ever held in Australia and is the only global diabetes event of its kind. The Congress will welcome over 10,000 delegates from over 100 nations. network supports Life for a Child

The IDF Life for a Child programme is pleased to have received a donation of $196USD through the generous support of the online community. Since March 2013 US based charitable organisation, a network of shopping websites supporting a variety of good causes, and its users have been donating to Life for a Child through their Gifts that Give More programme.

EConDA project website launched

The website for the EConDA project, of which IDF Europe is partner, was launched today.

Message from the IDF President for World Diabetes Day

Message from the IDF President

Today we mark World Diabetes Day. It is a day of celebration for those with diabetes who demonstrate that with access to the right diabetes care, education and essential medicines life can be lived to its fullest.

Diabetes: protect our future

Tomorrow is World Diabetes Day, the day that marks the birthday of Sir Frederick Banting and the opportunity for millions of people around the world to come together and produce a powerful and united voice calling on the world to act on diabetes to protect our future.

High number of people with diabetes in Europe receiving inadequate care