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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.

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

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