Submitted by Lorenzo.Piemonte on Sun, 09/14/2014 - 16:47
It is not an easy thing for someone with type 1 diabetes to undertake a major sporting event. As their own body doesn't manufacture insulin, they rely on injected insulin and must regularly test their blood glucose, even while racing.
Submitted by Lorenzo.Piemonte on Fri, 09/12/2014 - 16:54
Launched in 2007, The IDF BRIDGES (Bringing Research in Diabetes to Global Environments and Systems) Programme funds translational research projects in primary and secondary prevention of diabetes to provide the opportunity to ‘translate’ lessons learned from clinical research to those who can benefit most: people affected by diabetes.
Submitted by Lorenzo.Piemonte on Tue, 09/09/2014 - 15:17
In July, the Insulin Bank of the Diabetes Association of Sri Lanka held their first camp for young people with type 1 diabetes, partly supported with funding from the IDF Life for a Child Programme. The camp involved 15 young people, seven girls and eight boys, aged 15-20 and was held at the Governors Camp, situated outside Wilpattu National Park, just outside the capital city Colombo.
Submitted by Lorenzo.Piemonte on Tue, 09/02/2014 - 12:48
Site visits are critical for the expansion of the IDF Life for a Child Programme (LFAC). They provide an opportunity for LFAC to check and review progress, teaching and mentoring, and for recipient centres to express needs. Each visit leads to improvements in care.
Submitted by Lorenzo.Piemonte on Thu, 08/14/2014 - 18:08
In July, Angie Middlehurst, Education Manager for the IDF Life for a Child (LFAC) Programme, spent a week in Jamaica, primarily to visit a diabetes camp conducted by the Kingston Social Development Commission in conjunction with the Diabetes Association of Jamaica (DAJ).
Submitted by firstname.lastname@example.org on Tue, 08/05/2014 - 11:38
The International Diabetes Federation (IDF), the Juvenile Diabetes Association of Brazil (ADJ) and Sanofi Diabetes announce today their first joint initiative in public health in Brazil. The KiDS (Kids and Diabetes in Schools) project will run in 15 public and private schools (13 in São Paulo and 2 in Ceará).