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IDF

Epidemiology and Public Health Manager

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.

Diabetes Educator Course

Diabetes is an emerging epidemic. No matter what area of health care you work in, you will encounter people affected by diabetes. New approaches to diabetes management are continuously appearing.

Date: 
Mon, 11/21/2016 to Wed, 11/23/2016

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

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