For the 3rd consecutive year, IDF Europe is continuing its Member Associations Staff Exchange Programme.
If you are working for a member association, you can apply for this unique opportunity to join the IDF Europe staff and work in Brussels as a “staff member on loan”, in a dynamic and international atmosphere for 6 months (July to December 2013).
A clinical trial to evaluate a new therapeutic treatment using eye drops for the early stages of diabetic retinopathy started this week, researchers announced. A group of leading European ophthalmologists, endocrinologists and researchers have gathered together under EUROCONDOR, the European Consortium on the early treatment of diabetic retinopathy, and will conduct the clinical trial in 11 clinical centres across the EU.
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The IDF Life for a Child Programme has received a welcome financial donation from the diabetes technology firm Timesulin, in support of the Programme’s work in Africa.
Timesulin co-founder and CEO, Mr John Sjölund, met Dr Ogle during the First IDF African Diabetes Congress in Tanzania in July 2012, and sought to contribute directly to Life for a Child’s wide range of activities with this thoughtful donation.
IDF’s newest Blue Circle Champion is professional IndyCar racer, Charlie Kimball.
Kimball began racing go-karts at age 9. He was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes in 2007 and was forced to abandon his racing program mid-season. Kimball returned to the cockpit the following year and claimed a podium finish in his first race back in the car.