Mitos sobre la diabetes

1. La diabetes sólo afecta a las personas de edad avanzada.

¡FALSO! La diabetes afecta a todos los grupos de edad.

2. La diabetes no es una enfermedad mortal

Signos y síntomas

Las personas pueden experimentar diferentes signos y síntomas de la diabetes, y en ocasiones puede que no haya signos. Algunos de los signos más comunes son:

¿Qué es la diabetes?

Take a Step for Diabetes

The World Diabetes Day 2013 campaign is asking everyone to Take a Step for Diabetes, encouraging symbolic donations of steps accrued through various activities.

A step is any activity that helps promote diabetes awareness, improve the lives of people with diabetes or promotes healthy lifestyles. Everyone is encouraged to submit their steps to our custom designed platform. Our goal is to reach 371 million steps, representing the amount of people currently living with diabetes.

Mauro Talini continues his journey from the sky

It is with great sadness that the International Diabetes Federation received the news of the passing of Mauro Talini, an Italian cyclist with type 1 diabetes who was riding solo across the Americas to show that there is no limit to what an individual can achieve with diabetes.

Translational Research

Charter of Rights


Global Guideline for Type 2 Diabetes (2012)



Beta cells

Beta cells are found in the islets of Langerhans in the pancreas. They produce and release insulin.


Cardiovascular disease (CVD)

Diabetes: facts and figures