Type 1 diabetes paediatric care challenge in Bolivia

Children and young people with type 1 diabetes (T1D) in Bolivia, a country situated in the heart of South America, have limited access to care, insulin, and supplies including glucometers, test strips, and syringes for injecting insulin.

Diabetes in the young, school performance and KiDS

School is a vital part of life for children, who spend up to a third of their time in varying educational institutions from the age of 4 to 5 years through to young adulthood.

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