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Special issue focuses on type 1 diabetes

The latest special issue of Diabetes Voice focuses on type 1 diabetes. In tackling the world pandemic of diabetes, and the critical importance of making societal change to arrest the staggering rise in the prevalence of type 2 diabetes, it is easy for the needs of the 10% of people with diabetes who have type 1 diabetes to be forgotten.

Largest World Diabetes Congress in IDF history

A total of 15,100 participants were recorded at the World Diabetes Congress 2011 in Dubai, making this Congress the largest in IDF history. The attendance rate is a 20% increase on the previous IDF Congress held in 2009 in Montreal.

BRIDGES 2011 report showcases activities of the programme

The IDF BRIDGES programme has published an extensive report that provides an overview of its activities since 2007, with a focus on the 29 projects that were selected during the first three rounds of BRIDGES funding and the D-START twinning prevention programme.

BRIDGES 2011 report showcases activities of the programme

The IDF BRIDGES programme has published an extensive report that provides an overview of its activities since 2007, with a focus on the 29 projects that were selected during the first three rounds of BRIDGES funding and the D-START twinning prevention programme.

BRIDGES sponsored IDF Peer Leader Manual

The International Diabetes Federation recognises the urgent need to reach a great number of healthcare providers with the best diabetes education materials in order to promote improved daily diabetes management and care skills and prevent disabiling complications. Innovative, appropriate educational tools are key to engage and motivate all learners and facilitate effective learning.

IDF Peer Leader Manual

The International Diabetes Federation recognises the urgent need to reach a great number of healthcare providers with the best diabetes education materials in order to promote improved daily diabetes management and care skills and prevent disabiling complications. Innovative, appropriate educational tools are key to engage and motivate all learners and facilitate effective learning.

IDF announces partnership with Julphar

The International Diabetes Federation (IDF) has announced the conclusion of a Corporate Partnership Agreement with Gulf Pharmaceutical Industries (Julphar).

IDF gears up for largest World Diabetes Congress on record

Registration figures for the World Diabetes Congress 2011, to be held in Duabi, United Arab Emirates, are expected to reach 14,000 by the time doors open at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre on December 4. This means that this Congress will be the largest World Diabetes Congress in IDF history.

The previous World Diabetes Congress held in Montréal in 2009, attracted 12,500 participants.

IDF Young Leaders Programme logo competition

The incidence of diabetes continues to grow at an alarming rate. Some of the most concerning growth is occurring with youth under 25 in each of the seven IDF region International Diabetes Federation’s Young Leaders in Diabetes Programme (YLP) aims to become the leading effort in enhancing lives of young people living with diabetes. This programme will help to provide opportunities for future leaders in diabetes around the globe by developing projects which will improve the lives of those with diabetes in their respective countries.

The world went blue for diabetes

On 14 November, millions once again united around the world to produce a powerful display of advocacy and awareness for the 366 million people currently living with diabetes and the many more at risk, firmly promoting the message that action on diabetes is required NOW.

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