The Cyprus Diabetic Association (CDA) was established in 1979. Since that time the Association is trying to fight diabetes with all weapons they have in their hands. Their efforts are mainly focussed on public awareness education, free medical treatment and medication for all types of diabetes.
They give special attention to type 1 diabetes ie the insulin dependent persons.
The the head offices are located in Nicosia with branches in all towns.
To generate public awareness
To support people with diabetes
The Association usually organisse all over the year lectures with doctors, clinical dieticians, podiatrists, psychologists etc. They have organised the school of diabetes giving support to all people with diabetes. They are also organising educational camps usually during the summer.
Many other activities are made to support all people of the island not only people with diabetes. Their efforts are to organise discussions through the Mass media to protect all people.
Publications & Newsletters
The Association publishes a lot of booklets on diabetes which are given free of charge.