No More Excuses


Michael Hirst

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

In the spirit of patient centeredness

Angus Forbes

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?

Prioritising diabetes on the global agenda

Linong Ji

National programme in Turkey: Diabetes at School

Şükrü Hatun and Şeyda Özcan

Children and diabetes: success and challenge in the developing world

Graham Ogle, Angie Middlehurst and Robyn Short-Hobbs

Encouraging healthy futures for Brazil’s children

Associação de Diabetes Juvenil - ADJ reports on the status of child health in Brazil over the past 20 years and discusses what types of programmes they and the federal government have developed to quell the obesity, diabetes and Non-communicable Disease (NCD) epidemic faced by families and school aged children. Learn how ADJ is promoting diabetes education for families and making a difference in their quality of life.

Voices of type 1 diabetes: taking type 1 diabetes to school

Taking type 1 diabetes to school is the subject of the second instalment for our Voices of type 1 diabetes series which features first person accounts of people living with either type 1 or type 2 diabetes and their perspectives on managing the conditions in our world today.

From words to action

As the authentic global voice of diabetes, the International Diabetes Federation (IDF) has achieved much in fixing diabetes firmly on the international political agenda. Diabetes and other Non-communicable Diseases (NCDs) are now recognised as leading threats to development in the 21st century and to the success of the United Nations’ ambition to eradicate poverty.