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06 February 2016



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 Dario Rahelic, new IDF Europe Board Member from Croatia

Dr Dario Rahelic is a physician, internal medicine specialist, endocrinologist and diabetologist who has been engaged in daily clinical practice for 13 years. He is assistant professor and Head of Department of...

Meet Kyle Jacques Rose, new IDF Europe Board Member from France

Hailing from Aix-les-Bains France, Kyle Jacques is an active member of the Federation Française des Diabétiques (FFD), formerly known as the Association Française des Diabétiques, both...



“The fear of hypoglycemia is always there”– a book by Henning Beck Nielsen recommended by The Danish Diabetes Association

  ”The fear of hypoglycaemia is always there”    A Danish diabetes professor’s book based on patient interviews about the fear of hypoglycaemia – and how to live a good life with...

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...