Submitted by Lorenzo.Piemonte on Mon, 04/03/2017 - 11:21
Submitted by Lorenzo.Piemonte on Tue, 09/01/2015 - 11:50
Since the stunning discovery in Toronto in 1922 that type 1 diabetes arises from a deficiency of insulin, a novel hormone produced in the pancreas, the management of diabetes has been firmly grounded in scientific advances that continue to shape our understanding of the pathophysiology and guide our choices in selecting optimal therapies for type 1 and type 2 diabetes.
Submitted by Lorenzo.Piemonte on Tue, 09/01/2015 - 11:41
The Diabetes in Indigenous Peoples Stream for the International Diabetes Federation World Diabetes Congress Vancouver 2015 is proud to present a programme where we will explore how the high prevalence of diabetes in indigenous populations is fueled by underlying social, economic and historic factors, including extreme poverty, barriers to education and health care, and the degradation of fragile eco
Submitted by Lorenzo.Piemonte on Wed, 07/01/2015 - 16:22
The continuing global epidemic of diabetes exacts huge costs both in terms of human suffering and economics, and the importance of understanding the origins of the epidemic and the development of methods to abate it has never been higher.
Submitted by Lorenzo.Piemonte on Mon, 03/02/2015 - 14:44
The Global Health Challenges Stream at the upcoming IDF World Diabetes Congress in Vancouver addresses many issues of global importance, linking diabetes risk and outcomes with demographics, politics, nutrition, reproduction, co-morbidities, technology and trade. Many of the topics will touch on the solutions for translating scientifically proven concepts into population benefits.
Submitted by Lorenzo.Piemonte on Mon, 03/02/2015 - 14:35
Submitted by aabolina on Wed, 02/26/2014 - 13:26
Submitted by aabolina on Thu, 08/22/2013 - 15:46
Are the latest treatment innovations enough for people living with diabetes in the 21st century? How can the medical profession utilise current technologies and treatment innovations without losing touch with patient values and the power of compassion and insight?
Submitted by aabolina on Thu, 08/22/2013 - 15:19
Submitted by aabolina on Thu, 05/23/2013 - 16:09
Incidence. Prevalence. Risk factors. Outcomes. We hear these words frequently in relation to diabetes and their impact on our world, but are we learning how certain patterns, and trends are associated with the global diabetes epidemic? Are we able to see the big picture, which now totals more than 371 million people living with diabetes worldwide?