IDF Europe

DESG - IDF Europe joint Symposium 2015

You are warmly invited to take part in the next annual interactive joined DESG - IDF Europe symposium taking place immediately before the 2015 EASD Annual Meeting

"The Patient Education Journey, Past, Present, Future"

This Symposium aims to engage clinicians, patients associations, researchers, public health decision makers and stakeholders in a new approach to optimise the various channels of patient education. 

This is an opportunity for networking and to have a fruitful discussion around the main themes of the symposium:

Sun, 09/13/2015

OECD releases report on Cardiovascular Disease and Diabetes

IDF Europe welcomes the new OECD publication on Cardiovascular Disease (CVD) and Diabetes. While CVD mortality has reduced, the burgeoning diabetes burden will increase those at risk of CVD.

Read the recommendations in the report.

ExPAND Policy Toolkit

The ExPAND Policy Toolkit

ExPAND Members

Members of ExPAND are current national Members of Parliament (MPs) willing to drive change for diabetes.

Here is the list of current members of the network:

online documents

Diabetes in Europe: the state of play - EU Diabetes Working Group meeting

What is the state of play for diabetes in Europe? What actions can be done at EU level to curb the diabetes epidemic and what should be the priorities for the EU institutions?

Tue, 05/05/2015

Joint letter to WHO Europe: Public Health NGOs support nutrient profile model

To Dr Zsuzsanna Jakab, Regional Director World Health Organisation Regional Office for Europe


Dear Dr Jakab,

We, the undersigned organisations, strongly support and endorse the WHO nutrient profile model as a scientifically sound basis for policy action.

Apply for the 2015 IDF Europe Prizes in Diabetes

This year again IDF Europe will recognize commitment, excellence and innovation in Diabetes by rewarding a prize to two individuals who are striving to make life better for people with diabetes and those at risk. The two categories are Young Researcher and Long-Standing Achievement.  

Join the IDF Europe team as part of the 2015 Staff Exchange Programme

For the 5th consecutive year, IDF Europe is continuing its Member Associations Staff Exchange Programme. If you are working for an IDF Europe member association, apply for this unique opportunity to join the IDF Europe-team and work in Brussels in a dynamic and international environment for 6 months (July to December 2015).

Apply for the 2015 IDF Europe Youth Leadership Camp!

Join a group of youth advocates from all across Europe to share your challenges and triumphs and learn from each other's experience at the 2015 IDF Europe Youth Leadership camp. This year's camp will be held from 13 to 19 July 2015 in the Papendal Sports Centre, in Arnhem, The Netherlands. IDF Europe looks forward to working together with the Bas van de Goor Foundation.