People with diabetes


New IDF Guideline for managing type 2 diabetes in older people

Just over 8.3% of the global population has diabetes.1 Increasing age is a significant risk factor for type 2 diabetes but the diagnosis is often missed or delayed because the clinical presentation is different from that in younger people. Diabetes is a major cause of complications, reduced quality of life and changed physical and mental functioning in older people.2,3,4 It is also a leading cause of death in older people from cardiovascular and other related medical co-morbidities. In addition, many older people have additional risk factors for diabetes and may have undiagnosed complications.

Diabetes Voices - the power of learning for life

Discrimination and diabetes

The DAWN2TMstudy has categorized a massive amount of information on different aspects of the needs of people with diabetes, and the findings on discrimination are amongst the most interesting. The history of the condition provides many examples of its unacceptable consequences.

Diabetes voices: one condition, three perspectives

YLD: changing public attitudes and fighting for rights

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?

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