News from IDF Europe

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Priorities set for 2013 EU Health Programme

IDF Europe announces new partnerships

The International Diabetes Federation European Region (IDF Europe) announced the conclusion of two Corporate Partnerships with pharmaceutical company Janssen and medical devices company Ypsomed.

Call for Youth Leadership Camp venue

For the 3rd edition of its Youth Leadership Camp to be organized during the summer of 2013, IDF Europe has published a call for European Diabetes Associations to propose a camp venue.

EMA recommends approval of higher-strength insulin

The European Medicines Agency’s Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) has recommanded to give marketing authorisation to insulin degludec, a new basal analogue insulin for the treatment of diabetes mellitus in adults. It is introduced in a pre-filled pen in two formulations – 100 units/ml and 200 units/ml.

IDF Europe Newsletter, World Diabetes Day issue

The new IDF Europe Quarterly newsletter is here! In this special World Diabetes Day issue, you will find out about all the activities organized throughout Europe to celebrate this very special date for people living with diabetes.

IDF Europe celebrates WDD at the European Parliament

Obesity and lack of physical activity are important risk factors in the onset of type 2 diabetes. As the diabetes epidemic escalates, with 55 million people living with diabetes in Europe, a healthy attitude towards food and physical activity is imperative.

Diabetes on the increase in Europe

Rising tide of diabetes in Europe reinforces need for prevention and education

New estimates indicate that 55 million of the European adult population will have diabetes by the end of 2012, compared to 53 million last year. The figures, released by the International Diabetes Federation (IDF) today to mark World Diabetes Day 2012, also indicate that at least 21.2 million people in Europe are yet to be diagnosed.

APDP receives IDF Europe Prize in Diabetes

The Portuguese Diabetes Association APDP was presented with the first IDF Europe Prize in Diabetes today on World Diabetes Day at an awarding ceremony at the European Parliament in Brussels.

Visit the IDF Europe Newsroom

IDF Europe is delighted to present you with the new format for its quarterly e-newsletter, which has now been completed with an interactive online platform, the IDF Europe Newsroom.

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