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New issue of Diabetes Voice

The latest issue of Diabetes Voice is now available! In our first issue of 2017, we focus on initiatives that are helping to advance the urgency for action in diabetes prevention, care, access and advocacy for the rights of people with diabetes worldwide. 

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IDF announce WDD 2017 theme on International Women's Day

To mark International Women's Day on March 8, the International Diabetes Federation (IDF) is pleased to announce that the theme of World Diabetes Day 2017 will be Women and diabetes - Our right to a healthy future.

Experts gather in Madrid to review latest findings on links between periodontal diseases and diabetes

On February 19-20 2017, the International Diabetes Federation (IDF), in collaboration with the European Federation of Periodontology (EFP), organized a workshop in Madrid to explore the latest evidence on the links between diabetes and periodontitis.

IFSO 2017 - 22nd World Congress of International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders

Dear Colleagues,

We cordially invite you to the 22nd World Congress of the International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders, to be held at the QEII Centre, London from 29 August – 2 September 2017.

Tue, 08/29/2017 to Sat, 09/02/2017

15th Symposium of the International Diabetes Epidemiology Group

The International Diabetes Epidemiology Group (IDEG) convenes experts in the field of diabetes epidemiology. The meeting provides a venue for the presentation of new findings, discussion of essential and emerging issues in diabetes epidemiology, as well as a training course for those interested in further developing their knowledge.

IDEG is an official academic satellite symposium of the IDF 2017 Congress


Fri, 12/08/2017 to Sun, 12/10/2017

The 19th European Congress of Endocrinology

The 19th European Congress of Endocrinology will take place in Lisbon, Portugal. ECE 2017 aims to develop the best knowledge in endocrine science and medicine to improve science, knowledge and health across Europe and beyond.  By uniting, supporting and representing our community we can help create better medical outcomes throughout endocrinology.


Sat, 05/20/2017 to Tue, 05/23/2017

Submit your abstract for IDF 2017

Don’t miss the chance to present your latest work to a global audience of physicians, healthcare professionals and policy makers in the field of diabetes and public health.

The IDF 2017 scientific programme will take place over 4 days (4-8 December 2017), delivering global diabetes expertise through varied and innovative sessions. It will consist of over 160 hours of sessions featuring 250 high-level speakers. View the advance programme.

IDF 2017 Abu Dhabi

Registration and abstract submission for the IDF Congress 2017 in Abu Dhabi is now open. Register early to get preferential rates!

IDF 2017

2nd Joint Meeting of the EASD Islet Study Group & Beta Cell Workshop

This conference will provide an inspiring programme, covering a wide spectrum of topics in the field of islet biology, i.e. beta cell development, maturation and regeneration, beta cell function, genetics & epigenetics of beta cells, beta cell therapy and beta cell interaction with immune cells. The programme also includes three keynote lectures from world renowned speakers who have provided outstanding contributions to biology and scientific publishing.

Sun, 05/07/2017 to Wed, 05/10/2017

IDF Congress 2017

The global diabetes community will again unite at the International Diabetes Federation 2017 Congress in Abu Dhabi, UAE, on 4-8 December 2017. More than 200 speakers, both world-renowned and newcomers, 230 national diabetes associations from 170 countries and high level participation from the Health Authority Abu Dhabi (HAAD) and other health organisations.

IDF 2017 will feature more e-poster presentations, lunch sessions on the exhibition floor, more streams, shorter session formats and overflow capacities in every session hall.

Mon, 12/04/2017 to Fri, 12/08/2017