Submitted by idfeurope on Fri, 07/22/2016 - 17:11
A very successful 6th edition of IDF Europe Youth Leadership Camp took place between 11-17 July in Agros, Cyprus, hosted by the Cyprus Diabetic Association. We welcomed 23 young advocates from as many European countries to share their personal and country-specific experiences in diabetes management, care, and advocacy.
Submitted by idfeurope on Thu, 07/14/2016 - 13:47
IDF Europe attended the final EUROCONDOR General Assembly in Manchester (UK) to take stock of the work done in the past four years in the area of Diabetic Retinopathy. The project looked at an innovative therapeutic strategy using eye drops for the early stages of diabetic retinopathy . The initial results were presented and discussed along with the preliminary conclusions. Full analysis and interpretation is expected to take place over the summer, after which the final outcomes will be communicated.
Submitted by idfeurope on Tue, 07/12/2016 - 11:06
Since 2012, IDF Europe awards two IDF Europe Prizes in Diabetes yearly to reward excellence, innovation, and commitment in diabetes. In 2016, again two Awards will be assigned: one for a Young Researcher, and one for an association, in recognition of its Long-Standing Achievement.
EURADIA Summer Meeting
Sustainable Innovation in Diabetes Research: How Europe can Rise to the Challenge
Chair: Professor Michael Stumvoll
Submitted by lala.rabemananjara on Thu, 07/07/2016 - 17:25
We are pleased to share this year's second Newsletter, which you can download here.
In this issue: news from our Members regarding World Health Day activities, Youth Leadership Camp, EU Affairs and more.
We hope you will find it both informative and inspiring - the work IDF Members are doing in the European region is remarkable!
Submitted by lala.rabemananjara on Mon, 07/04/2016 - 15:23
New Technologies and Therapies in Diabetes
improving Patient Quality of Life
This Symposium addresses new patient-centred technologies and new therapies for the treatment of diabetes.
The sessions are chaired by the patient representatives on the Board of IDF Europe and bring new focus to treatment.
There will be ample time for fruitful discussions around the main themes of the Symposium:
Submitted by chartmann on Thu, 06/02/2016 - 16:47
IDF Europe celebrates fathers around Europe
In 2016, we celebrate the 100th anniversary of an injection of “an aqueous pancreatic extract” into a diabetic dog by Dr. Nicolae Paulescu, and the 95th anniversary of the initial experiments for the discovery of insulin by Dr. Frederick Banting and Dr. Charles Best, the fathers of insulin. Through education, daily commitment and perseverance they made, together with their team at the University of Toronto, a tremendous difference in the lives of millions of people with diabetes.
Submitted by lala.rabemananjara on Tue, 05/31/2016 - 09:03
IDF Europe stands alongside the European Chronic Disease Alliance (ECDA) to urge European Member States to step up their efforts to reduce tobacco use to prevent smoking-related chronic diseases. read more