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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

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:

DAFI - Participating Centres

The Diabetes Africa Foot Initiative (DAFI) is being implemented in ten African countries.

DAFI - Objectives

The primary objective of the Diabetes Africa Foot Initiative (DAFI) is to prevent lower extremity amputations in sub-Saharan Africa.

Deliverables include:

KiDS Diabetes Information Pack India

The IDF KiDS Diabetes in School Information Pack India is available in English and Hindi. Select your language below.