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G20 development at risk as diabetes costs soar

The G20’s national productivity and economic growth is at risk due to the increase in diabetes cases and related healthcare costs. New figures released today by the International Diabetes Federation (IDF) to mark World Diabetes Day show that diabetes healthcare costs will reach US$566 billion by the end of 2014 across the G20 countries. This represents up to 15% of the total healthcare budget of high income countries.

World Diabetes Day Off to the right start

This World Diabetes Day, IDF is underlining the importance of simple, cost effective interventions such as healthy breakfasts, to lessen the global burden of diabetes, and save billions in lost productivity and healthcare costs.

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Senior Chief Accountant

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.

The 2nd Asia Pacific Congress on Controversies to Consensus in Diabetes, Obesity and Hypertension (CODHy)

The great success of the 1st CODHy Asia Pacific Congress, held in Shanghai, 2011, and the enthusiastic feedback from the latest CODHy China Congress, highlighted the need to continue to deliver dynamic and highly engaging congresses to the International community. We are excited to pronounce that CODHy Asia Pacific will be devoted to evidence-based debates and discussions amongst chairpersons, speakers and the audience, all of whom will examine and analyze the most relevant issues raised during the course of 2013 - 2014 within the fields of Diabetes, Obesity and Hypertension.

Date: 
Thu, 04/16/2015 to Sat, 04/18/2015

Manager, Global Partnership Development

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 60 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.

IFMSA- Alquds World Diabetes Day and cooking contest

The International Assembly of Medical Students of Al- Quds University, Jerusalem will implement a public health initiative culminating in a cooking contest for healthy dishes for the students of the University. Prestigious kitchen and household prizes will be awarded and the winner will be given a trophy. There will also be a lecture with a Question and Answer portion where participants will also be able to win prizes.

Date: 
Mon, 10/13/2014 to Fri, 11/14/2014

Advances in Diabetes and Insulin Therapy

Conference on the advances in diabetes and insulin therapy. For further information please visit the website below.

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Date: 
Thu, 03/19/2015 to Sat, 03/21/2015

15th Annual Rachmiel Levine Diabetes and Obesity Symposium

Each year, the Division of Developmental & Translational Diabetes and Endocrine Research at the City of Hope holds an annual diabetes and obesity symposium in memory of the late Rachmiel Levine, the scientist responsible for clarifying the nature of insulin action.  The 15th Annual Rachmiel Levine Diabetes and Obesity Symposium will be held March 1 -4, 2015 at The Paradise Point Resort & Spa in San Diego, California.  The program will cover all pertinent aspects and new technologies in type 1 and type 2 diabetes, islet biology, and regenerative medicine.  The live meeting will consi

Date: 
Sun, 03/01/2015 to Wed, 03/04/2015

World Congress on Angiogenesis

Angiogenesis, the growth of new blood vessels, is a "common denominator" shared by diseases affecting more than one billion people worldwide.

Date: 
Sat, 04/11/2015 to Sun, 04/12/2015

World Congress on Insulin Resistance, Diabetes & Cardiovascular Disease

The World Congress on Insulin Resistance, Diabetes & Cardiovascular Disease, is a unique and exciting multidisciplinary program. The Congress is the premiere global meeting dedicated to diabetes, obesity, metabolism, and energy balance, linking research to clinical practice, and highlighting our theme - Exploring New Frontiers in Metabolism - Tomorrow's Clinical Science Today.

Highlights:

CME Symposium

• The Role of the Kidney in Glucose Homeostasis and Diabetes

Date: 
Thu, 11/20/2014 to Sat, 11/22/2014

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