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Diabetes takes centre stage on World Health Day 2016

This April 7th marks World Health Day (WHD). The first World Health Assembly, held by the World Health Organization (WHO) in 1948, declared that WHD would be celebrated on this date from 1950 onwards. For the first time ever, WHO has chosen diabetes as its theme for WHD in 2016.

Diabetes and Ramadan Practical Guidelines

Ramadan is a holy month for Muslims and, as one of the five pillars of Islam, fasting during this time is prescribed. The month lasts for 29–30 days, during which time the consumption of food and drink, as well as oral and injected medications, is forbidden between dawn and dusk. Depending on the season and geographic location, each period of fasting may last for up to 20 hours.

Facts and figures WDC Vancouver 2015

The IDF World Diabetes Congress Vancouver 2015 was held from November 30 to December 4 2015.

Sugar taxes and type 2 diabetes prevention: UK takes a step in the right direction

Diabetes is one of the largest global health emergencies of this century, and its life-changing complications have a disproportionate human and economic impact in our societies.

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Diabetes Voice March 2016

The March 2016 issue of Diabetes Voice, the quarterly magazine of IDF, is now available. In this issue, our contributors give voice to the diabetes crisis in numbers, and why diabetes estimates can no longer be ignored.

World Health Day 2016: Beat Diabetes

World Health Day (WHD) is celebrated every year on April 7th. The World Health Organization (WHO) has chosen diabetes as its theme for WHD in 2016 – for the first time ever.

Fundación de Diabetes Juvenil del Ecuador

 

Organizational Information

22nd Annual International Diabetes Conference - UDOP 2016

The University Diabetes Outreach Programme (UDOP) will be hosting its 22nd Annual International Diabetes Conference on April 28 – 30, 2016 at the Hyatt Ziva and Zilara Resort, Montego Bay, Jamaica. 

Theme: Diabetes and the Nervous System… Is there a role for Cannabinoids?

Conference website: http://www.udop.org.jm/
Contact email: udop@uwimina.edu.jm


Date: 
Thu, 04/28/2016 to Sat, 04/30/2016

2016 Scientific Conference of the Diabetes Association of Nigeria

The theme of the 2016 Annual General Meeting & Scientific Conference of Diabetes Association of Nigeria (DAN) is Diabetes Care in Nigeria - Past, Present & Future.

His Excellency Hon. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, Executive Governor of Enugu State will be the Special Guest of Honour. Abstracts can be sent to ofornet@yahoo.com.

Conference website: www.diabetesnigeria.org
Contact email: sunnychinenye@gmail.com


Date: 
Wed, 03/30/2016 to Thu, 03/31/2016

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