Having fun in a safe and educational environment

Worldwide, thousands of children living with type 1 diabetes participate in residential and day camps giving them the opportunity to fulfill a recreational, educational, and social need. Camp provides a safe and productive framework to manage diabetes in a fun and active environment. Successful diabetes camps are built upon solid diabetes education and management, qualified medical staff and purposeful camp activities.

Tackling childhood obesity: a novel school-based programme in India

Childhood obesity, which predisposes to type 2 diabetes and several other diseases, is an emerging health problem in India.

Schools open doors to lifestyle lessons in Tunisia

An epidemiological transition is occurring in Tunisia. Prevalence of diabetes has increased from 2.3% in 1977 to 6.4% in 1990 and reached 10 to 15% in 2000. Increased diabetes prevalence is rising hand-in-hand with obesity, which represents an important risk factor of type 2 diabetes.

No More Excuses


Michael Hirst

Children and adolescents – our most precious resource

Rhys Williams

My sweet family

Aishath Shiruhana and Aminath Abdul Rahman

Protecting kids’ rights: IDF and select partners launch Kids and Diabetes in Schools (KIDS) project in Brazil and India


Anne Belton and Bénédicte Pansier

National programme in Turkey: Diabetes at School

Şükrü Hatun and Şeyda Özcan

The role of diabetes technology in children and youth: getting connected for better control

Francine R. Kaufman

Taming the diabetes monster

Elizabeth Snouffer