Empowerment and self-management


DAWN2 study results on families: the hidden burden of diabetes

DAWN2 study highlights importance of active involvement, engagement and education of people with diabetes

Self-management support and diabetes education is essential for people with diabetes to actively engage in effective diabetes self-management. People with diabetes who feel capable of self-managing their diabetes have the opportunity to live better lives with diabetes, get more support and to better utilize the health care system.


Diabetes voices: one condition, three perspectives

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

Taming the diabetes monster

Elizabeth Snouffer

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.