The 2nd. edition of the Run and Walk for Diabetes aims to promote the importance of physical exercise as a habit to prevent diabetes, and in the case of those already living with the disease, to encourage physical activity as a fundamental part of their management and lifestyle. We look forward to 1500 people registering to walk 3km (for families), run a 5km race or a 10km race.
Diabetes is a major problem within Portuguese Health Care. The aim of this symposium is to bring different health care professionals together to discuss better approaches and best practices, in order to reduce the prevalence of diabetes and prevent vascular complications.
Fri, 11/21/2014 to Sat, 11/22/2014
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.
This advanced-level program for health professionals teaches creative approaches for problem-solving blood glucose variance.
How confident are you with assessing blood glucose patterns and determining how to help people rebalance their blood glucose levels to live well with diabetes?
Blood glucose pattern management is a powerful way to educate, communicate, and bring about change for improved diabetes management. These actions are the key to managing glycemic control.
Fri, 12/05/2014 to Sat, 12/06/2014
The Diabetes Africa Foot Initiative (DAFI) has produced a selection of resources available for download. Click on the images below to download the pdf files.
Diabetes Africa Foot Initiative (DAFI) Technical Committee:
- Chair: Dr. Silver Bahendeka, IDF Africa Region
- Vice Chair: Dr.Evariste Bouenizabila, IDF Africa Region
- Maïmouna Mbaye: Secretary & Africa Diabetes Foot Care Coordinator
- Dr.Kaushik Ramaiya, IDF Africa Region
- Dr. Line Kleinebreil, UNFM e-education
- Dr Z Abbas, International Working Group on Diabetes Foot, Expert Advisor
- Prof George Ramahandridona, Expert Advisor
- Prof. Andrew Boulton, Expert Advisor
The Parliamentarians for Diabetes Global Network (PDGN) is a major advocacy programme of the International Diabetes Federation.
It was established in December 2013 at the World Diabetes Congress in Melbourne, Australia. Parliamentary representatives from 55 countries met at a special forum for diabetes political champions.
The Parliamentarians agreed to establish the Network on a permanent basis to be led by a team of three officers:
The Diabetes Africa Foot Initiative (DAFI) is being implemented in ten African countries.
The primary objective of the Diabetes Africa Foot Initiative (DAFI) is to prevent lower extremity amputations in sub-Saharan Africa.