Welcome to the IDF e-library

The IDF e-library showcases the variety of resources that IDF has available for health professionals, researchers, policy makers, advocates and people living with or affected by diabetes. All publications are available for download and a selection of resources can be purchased.

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Latest resources

  • Global survey on Access to Medicines and Supplies for People with Diabetes

    Global survey on Access to Medicines and Supplies for People with Diabetes

    In 2016, IDF conducted a global survey on the perspective of people with diabetes and health professionals on Access to Medicines and Supplies for People with Diabetes. The report of the findings introduces diabetes and related medicines, provides the perception of people with diabetes, and health professionals on the availability, access and prices of medicines and supplies from around the world, and outlines public health policy solutions.

  • Pocketbook for management of diabetes in childhood and adolescence in under-resourced countries, 2nd edition

    The IDF Life for a Child Programme and ISPAD decided it was appropriate to develop a shortened version of these guidelines aimed to be of practical use in emergency situations and in clinics that are developing expertise in managing diabetes in children. The Pocketbook provides basic background on diabetes in children and clear advice for initial management of diabetic ketoacidosis, initiation of maintenance insulin therapy, complications screening, and other key components of care.  

  • Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease Report

    By presenting a clear summary of the problem of measuring heart disease in people with diabetes, as well as real-world solutions, this new Diabetes and cardiovascular disease report facilitates evidenced-based decision making and encourages collaboration between different sectors. The primary audience for this report includes policy makers, policy implementers and diabetes advocates.

  • Diabetes and Ramadan: Practical Guidelines

    Ensuring the optimal care of the many people with diabetes who fast during Ramadan is crucial. The International Diabetes Federation (IDF) and the Diabetes and Ramadan (DAR) International Alliance have therefore come together to deliver comprehensive guidance on this subject. The IDF-DAR Practical Guidelines provide healthcare professionals (HCPs) with relevant background information and practical recommendations to enable them to help people with diabetes participate in fasting during Ramadan while minimising the risk of complications. 

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