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29 November 2015



IDF Europe-DESG Symposium on "The Patient Education Journey"

In September, in conjunction with the 2015 EASD Annual Meeting, IDF Europe organised a symposium on “The Patient Education Journey, Past, Present, Future” with the EASD Diabetes Education Study Group (DESG). The...

Dr Barbara Ludwig and Ms Valentyna Ocheretenko receive 2015 IDF Europe Prizes in Diabetes

Dr Barbara Ludwig and Ms Valentyna Ocheretenko receive the 2015 IDF Europe Prizes in Diabetes at an award ceremony in The European Parliament in Strasbourg on 27 October. Ms Valentyna Ocheretenko was presented with the...

News from Europe


Sweden: Youth leadership weekend creates strong group of advocates

In April, the council of Young Diabetes (the youth organization of the Swedish Diabetes Association), arranged an educational leadership weekend where 18 hopeful youths came together to start their journey towards becoming...

Germany: Youth raise money and awareness with online game charity

With her project “Blue Buff for Diabetes – carry the game and support a project”, Katarina Braune from Germany raised funds for her future project “Icing Sugar Camp”, an international diabetes...

Movers & Shakers


Meet Stella de Sabata, Regional Manager at IDF Europe

Stella de Sabata has been active in international cooperation in health – specifically cancer control – for over 15 years. Prior to joining IDF Europe as Regional Manager in September 2015, she worked mainly for...

Meet Cajsa Lindberg, diabetes youth advocate from Sweden

Cajsa Lindberg is a dedicated advocate for people with diabetes both in Sweden and worldwide, and recently joined the IDF Europe office in Brussels as part of the member association staff exchange programme. Cajsa is...



New report looks at chronic diseases management in European health systems

The European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies has released a report looking at the range of care models for chronic care management in 12 European countries. The publication gives insights into the people...

WHO Global status report on noncommunicable diseases 2014

The Global Status Report on noncommunicable diseases 2014 published by the World Health Organization (WHO) calls for urgent government action as NCDs claim 16 million preventable deaths per year. The report urges countries...