Education is an integral component of the diabetes management and care. All health professionals need access to proven, effective, professional education about diabetes. IDF diabetes education resources are designed to improve the profile of education and the expertise of diabetes educators and other health professionals.

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International Standards for Education of Diabetes Health Professionals

Last update: 14/04/2017

The number of health professionals who demonstrate a solid understanding of the principles of diabetes care and education is inadequate to meet the needs of the growing number of people with or at risk for diabetes worldwide. The International Standards for Education of Diabetes Health Professionals (the International Standards) are intended for use by institutions that currently provide or wish to provide a health professional diabetes education programme.

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