The IDF Curriculum is designed to meet the needs of local health professionals, institutions and organizations.It can be adapted to suit local contexts.
It was originally developed in response to the need for health professionals to have specialized, evidenced-based training in diabetes education. A comprehensive curriculum is fundamental to the education of well prepared and clinically effective diabetes educators.
The Curriculum can be used to facilitate the training of health professionals from a variety of disciplines and at different levels of diabetes knowledge.
The 2nd edition of the Curriculum (2008) includes the latest evidence-based references, several new modules, and information reflecting new and innovative approaches to diabetes management and education.
How to obtain a copy of the Curriculum
The curriculum is available in book form in English and on CD-ROM in Arabic, Chinese, French, English, Russian, Spanish and Turkish. Both the print copy and the CD-ROM can be ordered from the IDF online shop .
Click on the image below to download the curriculum in the language of your choice as a PDF file (To open the file, you need to have Adobe Acrobat Reader installed on your computer. Install or upgrade Adobe Acrobat Reader free of charge ).
You can also download the curriculum by sections (if you want to save the PDF files on your computer, right click on the icon and select the ‘File>Save as..’ option in the menu bar):
The publication and translations of the International Curriculum for Diabetes Health Professional Education, 2008 edition, are supported by an educational grant from Takeda Pharmaceuticals North America, Inc.
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