The Global Campaign


Tackling childhood obesity: a novel school-based programme in India

Childhood obesity, which predisposes to type 2 diabetes and several other diseases, is an emerging health problem in India.

Defining roles and improving outcomes in person-centred care

The Education and Integrated Care Stream scheduled for the International Diabetes Federation's (IDF) World Diabetes Congress Vancouver 2015 will consist of a group of sessions in different formats and will attempt to answer the question “How can people with diabetes effectively manage their own care and what is the role of healthcare professionals?”

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.