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

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?

IDF Europe Prizes in Diabetes: HALL OF FAME


Follow the winners: read the testimonies of past recipients of the IDF Europe Prizes in Diabetes and have a glimpse into their development since being awarded the prizes.

Long-standing achievement

Interview with Associação Protectora dos Diabéticos de Portugal (Portuguese Diabetes Association)

2012 - Associação Protectora dos Diabéticos de Portugal (Portuguese Diabetes Association)

Can you shortly describe the association?

APDP-Diabetes Portugal is a non-profit organization and dean of IDF’s Member Associations. It is currently an international reference as a diabetes healthcare centre. It is the first IDF Centre of Education (in 2009) and is a Certified Centre of Reference of Pediatric Diabetes (SWEET)

Main areas of activity:

Interview with Polskie Stowarzyszenie Diabetykow (Polish Diabetes Association)

2014 - Polskie Stowarzyszenie Diabetykow (Polish Diabetes Association)

Can you shortly describe the association?

Interview with Ms Valentyna Ocheretenko (Ukraine)

2015 - Ms Valentyna Ocheretenko (Ukraine) 

Valentyna, can you shortly describe your involvement in diabetes?

An interview with Dr Michael Gejl Jensen, IDF Europe young researcher 2016

An interview with Dr Michael Gejl Jensen (Aarhus University Hospital, Denmark), IDF Europe Prize in Diabetes for young researcher 2016.

What does this award represent for you?