The Global Campaign


WDC 2015: Evaluar progresos y resultados en todo el mundo

La vertiente sobre “Desafíos sanitarios mundiales” del próximo Congreso Mundial de Diabetes de la FID , que se celebrará en Vancouver, trata sobre diversos temas de importancia global, vinculando el riesgo y los resultados de la diabetes a los factores demográficos, políticos, nutricionales, reproductivos, las comorbilidades, la tecnología y el comercio.

WDC 2015: Assessing global progress and results

The Global Health Challenges Stream at the upcoming IDF World Diabetes Congress in Vancouver addresses many issues of global importance, linking diabetes risk and outcomes with demographics, politics, nutrition, reproduction, co-morbidities, technology and trade. Many of the topics will touch on the solutions for translating scientifically proven concepts into population benefits.

WDC 2015: Triumphing over complexity and flourishing with diabetes


Schools take the lead in the fight against diabetes

Approximately 79,000 children are diagnosed with diabetes each year around the world.1 Schools play an important role in protecting the rights of children and teenagers with diabetes. However, the lack of knowledge within schools about diabetes can lead to isolation, stigma and discrimination.2-5

Congreso Mundial de la FID 2015

En 2015, la Federación Internacional de Diabetes (FID), en colaboración con la Asociación Canadiense de Diabetes, llevará el Congreso Mundial de Diabetes a Vancouver (Canadá). Desde el 29 de noviembre hasta el 4 de diciembre, la comunidad diabética mundial se reunirá para experimentar un programa de primer orden.

IDF World Diabetes Congress 2015

In 2015 the International Diabetes Federation (IDF), in partnership with the Canadian Diabetes Association, is bringing the World Diabetes Congress to Vancouver, Canada. From November 29th to December 4th the global diabetes community will convene to experience a world-class programme.

Food health policies established in Mexico

According to our Health and Nutrition National Survey (ENSANUT) 2012, approximately seven in ten adults in Mexico are overweight. Furthermore, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Health Statistics 2014 ranks Mexico second in the world for obesity prevalence.

World Diabetes Day 2014 – healthy eating and diabetes

The latest estimates from the IDF Diabetes Atlas indicate that there are 382 million people living with diabetes worldwide. By 2035 592 million people or one person in ten will have the disease. A further 316 million people are currently at high risk of developing type 2 diabetes, with the number expected to increase to almost 500 million within a generation. What makes the pandemic particularly menacing is that throughout much of the world, it remains hidden.

Prioritising diabetes care and awareness in Uzbekistan

The Tashkent Charity Public Association of the Disabled and People with Diabetes Mellitus (UMID) was founded in 2002 to protect, inform and advocate the interests of people with diabetes in Uzbekistan. UMID promotes awareness related to early diagnosis, primary and secondary prevention of diabetes and complications of diabetes in order to improve the quality of life for people living with diabetes in Uzbekistan.

Youth Diabetes Action

Le diabète est en hausse chez les enfants de Hong-Kong. En moyenne, sept enfants sont diagnostiqués chaque mois avec un diabète de type 1 ou de type 2, de sorte que des efforts particuliers sont désormais faits pour s'attaquer à ce problème croissant.