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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.


CME Symposium

• The Role of the Kidney in Glucose Homeostasis and Diabetes

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

10th Annual Cardiometabolic Health Congress

The Cardiometabolic Health Congress (CMHC) is the premier multidisciplinary congress providing the best cardiometabolic science and clinical education. Join our world-renowned expert faculty, prestigious medical associations and your colleagues in our mission to combat the global health crisis emanating from cardiovascular and metabolic disease.

Congress website: 

Wed, 10/21/2015 to Sat, 10/24/2015

Caminata y Carrera por la Diabetes Segunda Edición

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.



Sun, 11/16/2014

I Simpósio Ibérico de Diabetes, ELCOS

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

Internship - Global Advocacy

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 recognised programme receives national accolade

The Public Health Foundation of India’s (PHFI), Course in Evidence Based Diabetes Management (CCEBDM) has been shortlisted for the first-ever BMJ Awards India 2014 in the category of “excellence in medical education”.

Blood Glucose Pattern Management

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

DAFI - Tools

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.  

Awareness poster

DAFI - Technical committee

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

Parliamentarians for Diabetes Global Network

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: