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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.

Our January 2014 News update is here!

Our January 2014 News Update is here! Read more about the latest developments in policy and advocacy in diabetes and health-related issues in Europe.

For more information, contact Katie Gallagher at Katie.Gallagher@idf-europe.org

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Find out more on the methods behind the Diabetes Atlas

World Diabetes Congress session webcasts online

Catch sessions from the World Diabetes Congress (#WDC2013) 2013 online.

Use the fully searchable final Congress programme to find the session you would like to watch.

The World Diabetes Congress is officially the largest medical congress ever held in Australia. From December 2-6 in Melbourne, the Congress attracted over 10,300 delegates from 140 countries.

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LFAC joins forces with Marjorie’s Fund to support children with diabetes

The collaboration between independent organisations within the international diabetes community is growing to be a major component of success in the global fight against diabetes. Collective work across a range of sectors, contributes to tremendous action being done locally by passionate health professionals, diabetes advocates, and governments.

Lack of consistency and uniformity in screening for gestational diabetes in India

A survey undertaken by the International Diabetes Federation's gestational diabetes (GDM) project, WINGS, highlights the lack of consistency and uniformity in screening and management of GDM in India, and the constraints experienced by patients and healthcare professionals.

Call for venue: 2014 IDF Europe Youth Leadership Camp

This year, and following the success of the past 3 camps, IDF Europe wishes to continue working closely with Member Associations on the 4th edition of its Youth Leadership Camp to be held next Summer.

Qatari school organises diabetes week and raises funds for Life for a Child

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