IDF Europe

European Society of Cardiology (ESC) releases guidelines on CVD prevention in clinical practice

We encourage you to download the Guidelines, read them carefully and disseminate them further.

The European Response to Chronic Diseases - the Role of Civil Society, Meeting, Brussels

European Chronic Disease Alliance (ECDA) and the Non-communicable Diseases (NCD) Alliance organise a regional meeting in Brussels to strengthen civil society engagement in the prevention and control of noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) in the WHO European region.

Mon, 12/12/2016 to Tue, 12/13/2016

IDF Europe releases position paper on mobile apps

IDF Europe is a strong supporter of innovation in healthcare. Witnessing the emergence of mobile applications (Apps) in the field of diabetes in recent years, and given the general uptake of a connected lifestyle, IDF Europe reflected on  ‘Mobile Applications in Diabetes’ in a position paper.

The full paper is available for download HERE.


We can /I can act to reduce the global burden of two major non communicable diseases: diabetes and cancer

Brussels 4 February 2017: Diabetes and cancer, two major causes of death and disability in Europe have much in common, including the fact that they are highly preventable. It is time to act individually and collectively!

Diabetes and cancer: a deadly relation

Interviews with IDF Europe Prizes Winners and HALL OF FAME

In 2016,  three Awards have been assigned: one for a Young Researcher, (sponsored by AstraZeneca) one for an association, in recognition of its 

International Migrants Day 2016: Efforts must be made to support the health of the most vulnerable in Europe

Efforts must be made to support the health of the most vulnerable in Europe

Brussels 18 December 2016.

Millions of people are moving within and into Europe every year. They are often vulnerable and their health is not sufficiently protected. Efforts must be made to support them.

Health for all and all for health: A call for Universal Health Coverage everywhere in Europe

Brussels 12 December 2016

Today in Europe many people with diabetes are financially struggling to access essential medicines for their therapy. IDF Europe calls for Universal Health Coverage everywhere in the continent.

Human Rights Day 2016

Brussels 10 December 2016 Too many people with diabetes in Europe suffer discrimination because of their condition. On Human Rights Day, and every day, we should stand up for their rights!

New Scientific Publication on Diabetes in Greece

We are happy to share with you a scientific article which has been recently published in Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice, an official journal of IDF. 

Title: The prevalence and treatment patterns of diabetes in the Greek population based on real-world data from the nation-wide prescription database

Interview with Ms Krisztina Lukacs

2013 – Ms Krisztina Lukacs (Hungary)

How did you hear about the IDF Europe Prize in diabetes and what motivated you apply?

Interview with Dr Barbara Ludwig

2015 – Dr Barbara Ludwig (Germany)  

What has been the impact of the IDF Europe Prize on your research career?

The IDF Europe award was of exceptional significance for our whole group and personally a wonderful acknowledgement of the daily work in this field.

Which charity benefited from your €10,000 prize donation? Why did you choice this one? Do you know what your donation helped achieve?