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Diabetes UK and IDF Europe release joint statement on UK Front of Pack Nutrition Labelling Scheme

Ahead of the Council of the European Union meeting on Competitiveness on 20 and 21 February, IDF Europe and Diabetes UK have issued a joint statement on the UK Front of Pack Nutrition Labelling Scheme.

The statement highlights the facts in support of the scheme to mitigate misinformation that is currently circulating about the scheme. To read the statement, click here.

LFAC site visit: sharing expertise in Mexico

Emma Naughton, an International Development and Human Rights expert, and her husband Professor James Ron, have been supporters and advocates of the Life for a Child Programme for several years.

Taking big steps - A look back at World Diabetes Day 2013

World Diabetes Day (WDD) 2013 marked the fifth and final year of the 2009-2013 campaign on ‘Diabetes education and prevention’. The campaign’s outreach priority was to help local communities understand that diabetes is a global health threat with serious and far-reaching consequences by engaging them with important messages related to education and prevention.

Map to prevent diabetes complications during Ramadan

In the run-up to Ramadan in June, the Managing Diabetes During Ramadan Conversation MapTM created by Healthy Interactions in collaboration with IDF and supported by Lilly Diabetes will aim to help people with diabetes experience a healthier Ramadan.

Join Primary Care Diabetes Europe for their 8th International Conference in Barcelona

Primary Care Diabetes Europe (PCDE) will hold its 8th International Conference in Barcelona, Spain, on 23 and 24 May 2014. This year, the conference will look at Diabetes education in multimorbidity and hypoglycaemic management.

Industry forum donation to save lives of children with diabetes

Members of the Diabetes Industry Forum, formally known as the International Exhibitor Committee (IEC), have donated 42,260 EUR to IDF’s ‘Life for a Child’ programme.

2014 IDF Europe Staff Exchange: Call for Applications

For the 4th consecutive year, IDF Europe is continuing its Member Associations Staff Exchange Programme. If you are working for a member association, 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 2014).

The successful applicant will be involved in activities such as:

Start-up programme helping build a future for young adults with diabetes in India

Nurturing career options for young adults with diabetes in the developing world is a stepping stone from which individuals can build a living, and a means with which they can afford to pay for essential diabetes supplies not subsidised by the government.

World Diabetes Congress in figures

The World Diabetes Congress (WDC) organised by IDF in Melbourne is officially Australia's largest ever health conference to date. The Congress attracted over 10,300 delegates. Delegates came from across the globe to attend the ground-breaking scientific sessions and to learn about the latest diabetes innovations at the various lively exhibitions.

IDF would like to thank everyone that helped make the World Diabetes Congress possible including but not limited to the various organising committees, delegates, sponsors and exhibitors.

Spare a Rose, Save a Child this Valentine's Day

This Valentine's Day, Partnering for Diabetes Change (P4DC), a coalition of people living with diabetes and industry representatives aiming to address unmet needs in diabetes through community and collaboration, is running an online campaign to raise money and awareness for the IDF Life for a Child Programme.

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