IDF Europe

What did countries across Europe do to celebrate World Diabetes Day? Find out in our latest newsletter!

The special World Diabetes Day issue of our quarterly newsletter is here!

Find out about the activities led by diabetes associations across Europe to mark this important time of the year for the diabetes community.

IDF Europe 2014 World Diabetes Day

IDF Europe marked World Diabetes Day 2014 by hosting a Diabetes Awareness Week from 3 to 7 November in the European Parliament in Brussels, together with the support of Marisa Matias MEP.

General Assembly and Together We Are Stronger Meeting

IDF Europe will host its 2014 General Assembly and Together We Are Stronger Meeting from 28 to 30 November in Istanbul, Turkey.

Entitled "Making the Case for the Rights of People With Diabetes", this year's meetings will focus on the challenges people with diabetes in Europe face, through a human rights perspective.

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Fri, 11/28/2014 to Sun, 11/30/2014

IDF Europe 2013 World Diabetes Day

Ingredients for a healthy lifestyle

With the support of Sarah Ludford MEP, IDF Europe organised a two-week campaign to raise awareness of diabetes on the occasion of World Diabetes Day on the 3 sites of the European Parliament in Brussels and Luxembourg from 11 to 15 November and in Strasbourg from 18 to 22 November.

Lack of implementation of policies leaves Europe losing the battle against diabetes

While diabetes treatment and prevention have improved over the past years, the serious lack of proper implementation and monitoring of policies means that Europe is losing the battle against this growing epidemic, according to Diabetes in Europe: Policy Puzzle - The State We Are In, a report launched today.

2014 IDF Europe Prizes in Diabetes: And the winners are...

The Polish Diabetes Association and Dr Joana Gaspar from Portugal were presented with the 2014 IDF Europe Prize in Diabetes at an award ceremony at the European Parliament in Brussels today.

New European Commision: Pharmaceutical and Medical Devices policies remain in the health portfolio

The European Health Community wholeheartedly welcomes the announcement of the reversal of the decision by President-elect Jean-Claude Juncker to move the competence for pharmaceutical and medical devices to the enterprise directorate.

Missed our symposium on patient education in a digital world? Watch the replay here!

Last 14 September, IDF Europe -in collaboration with the Diabetes Education Study Group- held a symposium looking at patient education in a digital world during the 50th EASD Annual Congress in Vienna.

The symposium explored the opportunities to improve patient care and education in an increasingly connected world, as well as discussed how to best implement digital patient education.

Public health community voices concerns over the moving of medicinal products and health technologies outside the health portfolio

IDF Europe has joined the public health community in Europe to send an open letter to Mr Juncker, President-elect of the European Commission, expressing astonishment and concern regarding his decision to move the competence for medicinal products and health technologies from the Commissioner in charge of Health to the Commissioner in charge of internal market and industry.

Oral health and diabetes: CED and IDF Europe celebrate European Oral Health Day

The Council of European Dentists (CED) and the International Diabetes Federation Europe (IDF Europe) are pleased to celebrate 12 September, the European Oral Health Day.

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