News from IDF Europe

100 cyclists to bike 2,100 km from Brussels to Barcelona to raise awareness of diabetes

As many as 100 amateur and professional riders coming from all over the world will be pedaling for nearly two weeks from Brussels to Barcelona as part of the mHealth Grand Tour.

How can new technologies and social media empower people with diabetes?

How can new technologies and social media empower people with diabetes? This will be the question on debate during the IDF Europe Symposium to be held on 22 September 2013 at the 49th Annual Meeting of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD) in Barcelona. The event will take place in the afternoon, from 14.30 to 17.00.

Why physical activity is key to prevent and treat chronic diseases?

The European Chronic Disease Alliance (ECDA) considers physical inactivity as one of the four common risk factors to the major chronic diseases causing 86% of deaths in Europe: cardiovascular diseases, hypertension, diabetes, kidney disease, cancers and respiratory and liver diseases.

IDF Europe supports statement to WHO European Ministerial Conference on Nutrition and Non-Communicable Diseases

IDF Europe Quarterly Newsletter - the Food Issue

The latest edition of our Quarterly Newsletter is here! This issue focuses on Food & Nutrition, two key aspects of diabetes prevention and management.

Find out more about the many initiatives carried out by diabetes associations across Europe to educate people with diabetes and the general public on food and nutrition, as well as the latest news from IDF Europe.

IDF Europe supports Healthcare Without Harm's declaration on Safe Medical Equipment

IDF Europe joins public health community NGOs in support of WHO Europe Action Plan on Food and Nutrition

Help raise awareness of diabetes by taking part in the 2013 EU Health Prize for Journalists

IDF Europe pays homage to Max Ørnskov Hansen

It is with great sadness that IDF Europe has learned the passing of Max Ørnskov Hansen from Denmark last May at the age of 48.

The Federation would like to pay homage to Max Hansen and thank him for his valuable contribution to the fight against diabetes and his dedicated work for IDF Europe.

7 Days left for early registration to the World Diabetes Congress 2013!

There are ONLY 7 DAYS LEFT for early registration to the World Diabetes Congress 2013 in Melbourne. Register now and save up to 37%. The deadline for early registration is 14 June 2013.

More information about the congress, the scientific programme and other activities, click here.