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Diabetes Voice September 2016

The September 2016 issue of Diabetes Voice is dedicated to diabetes education and concerns around diabetes care access worldwide. 

New issue of Diabetes Voice

The latest issue of Diabetes Voice, the quarterly magazine of IDF, is now available to view and download.

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Epidemiology and Public Health Manager

The International Diabetes Federation (IDF) is an alliance of over 230 national diabetes associations with two million members in more than 170 countries and territories. For over 50 years, IDF has been at the vanguard of global diabetes advocacy. IDF has a multinational staff of around 40 people at its Brussels Executive Office and has 7 regional offices. IDF’s work relies on the contribution of a large number of expert volunteers and upon the commitment and expertise of our member associations.

IDF Online Modules

The IDF online interactive modules aim to ensure the best possible education in a flexible, self-paced environment that makes use of the latest learning technologies available to health professionals wherever they are in the world.

New Module Launched Understanding diabetic
kidney disease

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Diabetes Educator Course

Diabetes is an emerging epidemic. No matter what area of health care you work in, you will encounter people affected by diabetes. New approaches to diabetes management are continuously appearing.

Date: 
Mon, 11/21/2016 to Wed, 11/23/2016

Wim Wientjens (1937-2016)

It is with great sadness and regret that the International Diabetes Federation (IDF) was informed of the passing of Dr Wim Wientjens on 28 July. For over 30 years, Wim was a tireless advocate, who served and represented the Federation in a variety of roles, both regionally and globally, and provided inspiration for countless individuals living with diabetes worldwide.

DIABETES AND CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE

Diabetes Voice June 2016

The June 2016 issue of Diabetes Voice focuses on the the rise in people living with diabetes worldwide and the price we are all paying for diabetes prevention, care and treatment, directly and indirectly. 

New guidelines propose that surgery be considered a standard treatment option for type 2 diabetes

Press release

Brussels, Belgium (May 24 2016)- New clinical guidelines published today and endorsed by leading international diabetes organisations, including the International Diabetes Federation (IDF), call for bariatric surgery, involving the manipulation of the stomach or intestine, to be considered a standard treatment option for type 2 diabetes.

ADA 76th Scientific Sessions

The American Diabetes Association’s Scientific Sessions offers researchers and health care professionals from around the world the unique opportunity to share ideas and learn about the significant advances in diabetes research, treatment, and care.
Over the course of five days, participants will receive exclusive access to more than 2,500 original research presentations, take part in provocative and engaging exchanges with leading diabetes experts, expand their professional networks, and so much more.

Date: 
Fri, 06/10/2016 to Tue, 06/14/2016

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