Diabetes Voice is the online magazine of IDF. It covers the latest developments in diabetes care, education, prevention, research, health policy and economics, as well as themes related to living with diabetes. Diabetes Voice goes to the heart of issues that are crucial to all those who can further the promotion of diabetes care, prevention, and a cure worldwide.
Editor-in-Chief: Dr Douglas Villarroel (Bolivia) Editor: Elizabeth Snouffer (USA)
Diabetes Voice was made available as a print and digital magazine until 2018. It is now available as a digital platform at diabetesvoice.org.
Archive content of the magazine until March 2018 is available below.
Therapeutic diabetes education is a prerequisite for the effective management of type 2 diabetes. Yet in several European countries, diabetes education remains insufficiently implemented. While effective educational programmes have been developed and evaluated in a number of countries, funding for implementation is still inadequate. Although improvements have been made in recent decades, there is still a long way to go to meet the Europe-wide need for diabetes education. Monika Grüsser reports on some developments to date.