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Wim Wientjens (1937-2016)

It is with great sadness and regret that the International Diabetes Federation (IDF) was informed of the passing of Dr Wim Wientjens on 28 July. For over 30 years, Wim was a tireless advocate, who served and represented the Federation in a variety of roles, both regionally and globally, and provided inspiration for countless individuals living with diabetes worldwide.

DIABETES AND CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE

Diabetes Voice June 2016

The June 2016 issue of Diabetes Voice focuses on the the rise in people living with diabetes worldwide and the price we are all paying for diabetes prevention, care and treatment, directly and indirectly. 

New guidelines propose that surgery be considered a standard treatment option for type 2 diabetes

Press release

Brussels, Belgium (May 24 2016)- New clinical guidelines published today and endorsed by leading international diabetes organisations, including the International Diabetes Federation (IDF), call for bariatric surgery, involving the manipulation of the stomach or intestine, to be considered a standard treatment option for type 2 diabetes.

ADA 76th Scientific Sessions

The American Diabetes Association’s Scientific Sessions offers researchers and health care professionals from around the world the unique opportunity to share ideas and learn about the significant advances in diabetes research, treatment, and care.
Over the course of five days, participants will receive exclusive access to more than 2,500 original research presentations, take part in provocative and engaging exchanges with leading diabetes experts, expand their professional networks, and so much more.

Date: 
Fri, 06/10/2016 to Tue, 06/14/2016

World Diabetes Day 2016: Eyes on Diabetes

The International Diabetes Federation (IDF) has launched the World Diabetes Day (WDD) 2016 campaign under the theme Eyes on Diabetes. The year’s activities and materials will focus on promoting two key messages:

Apollo Sugar International Diabetes Update 2016

It is our privilege to invite you all to join us at the first international Apollo Sugar International Diabetes update 2016. The theme of the conference is- Translating Evidence Based Medicine to Clinical Care.

Our Academic Partners: Public Health Foundation of India(PHFI), Indian College of Physicians(ICP), Medvarsity Academic wing of Apollo Hospitals.

Contact email:[email protected]
Conference website: www.idu2016.com


Date: 
Fri, 05/06/2016 to Sun, 05/08/2016

52nd EASD Annual Meeting

Date: 
Mon, 09/12/2016 to Fri, 09/16/2016

IDF Online Interactive Modules

The IDF online interactive modules are aimed to ensure the best possible education in a flexible, self-paced environment that makes use of the latest learning technologies available to health professionals wherever they are in the world so that they are equipped to provide optimal management for the estimated 415 million people living with diabetes. 

IDF-DAR practical guidelines on Diabetes and Ramadan

The majority of Muslims across the globe are passionate about fasting during the Holy month of Ramadan,  one of the five pillars of Islam. Depending on the geographical location and season, the duration of the daily fast may range from a few to 20 hours.

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