Submitted by Lorenzo.Piemonte on Wed, 11/09/2016 - 13:00
World Diabetes Day 2016 on 14 November marks the launch of the International Diabetes Federation’s School of Diabetes, a flagship initiative of the Federation to help address the gaps that currently exist in the provision of quality care for people with diabetes around the world. Diabetes Voice spoke to IDF President Dr Shaukat Sadikot about the IDF School of Diabetes and what it will achieve.
Submitted by Lorenzo.Piemonte on Wed, 11/09/2016 - 12:50
Diabetic retinopathy is one of the most feared complications of diabetes and one of the leading causes of preventable blindness in the working age population in developed countries. As the number of people with diabetes increases worldwide, the number of people who are at risk for developing retinopathy increases, too.
Submitted by Lorenzo.Piemonte on Wed, 09/14/2016 - 11:54
The increased prevalence of diabetes means that more and more people are also developing diabetes complications, such as diabetic retinopathy.
Submitted by Lorenzo.Piemonte on Wed, 09/14/2016 - 10:55
A good part of living with diabetes well is getting connected to sources of information that are reliable and relevant. For most people who develop type 1 diabetes or type 2 diabetes, that first source of information comes from the diabetes specialist or healthcare provider at diagnosis.
Submitted by Lorenzo.Piemonte on Tue, 05/31/2016 - 11:56
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.
Submitted by Lorenzo.Piemonte on Tue, 09/01/2015 - 11:41
The Diabetes in Indigenous Peoples Stream for the International Diabetes Federation World Diabetes Congress Vancouver 2015 is proud to present a programme where we will explore how the high prevalence of diabetes in indigenous populations is fueled by underlying social, economic and historic factors, including extreme poverty, barriers to education and health care, and the degradation of fragile eco
Submitted by Lorenzo.Piemonte on Wed, 07/01/2015 - 14:42
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.
Submitted by Lorenzo.Piemonte on Mon, 05/04/2015 - 12:23
Childhood obesity, which predisposes to type 2 diabetes and several other diseases, is an emerging health problem in India.
Submitted by Lorenzo.Piemonte on Mon, 05/04/2015 - 11:55
As the new chair of the National Diabetes Education Program (NDEP), a joint programme of the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services’ National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), I am excited about the opportunity to work with NDEP in its mission to improve diabetes treatment and outcomes, promote early diagnosis, and help people prevent or delay the onset of type 2 diabetes.
Submitted by Lorenzo.Piemonte on Mon, 05/04/2015 - 10:24
The Education and Integrated Care Stream scheduled for the International Diabetes Federation's (IDF) World Diabetes Congress Vancouver 2015 will consist of a group of sessions in different formats and will attempt to answer the question “How can people with diabetes effectively manage their own care and what is the role of healthcare professionals?”