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05 July 2020

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Join us for Diabetes Awareness Week in the European Parliament

banner idf wdd v3IDF Europe, in collaboration with Marisa Matias MEP, invites you to celebrate World Diabetes Day in the European Parliament in Brussels.

Under the theme "Steps to Healthty Living", the Diabetes Awareness Week offers a wide range of activities, from healthy lunches on offer in the European Parliament restaurants, to a diabetes exhibition and blood glucose testing.

Diabetes policies in Europe: state of play

Join us for a breakfast debate on 5 November from 8h15 to 9h15 to discuss the findings of the 4th edition of Diabetes: the Policy Puzzle, the only pan-European audit covering the evolution of diabetes policies in Europe.
The breakfast debate will include presentation of the findings of the study, as well as case studies from several countries in Europe, followed-up by a Q&A session. For the agenda of the meeting, click here.

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Awarding ceremony of  2014 IDF Europe Diabetes Prizes

On 5 November in the afternoon, IDF Europe will also host the awarding ceremony of the IDF Europe Diabetes Prizes in the European Parliament in Brussels. Now in their 3rd edition, the prizes aim to recognize innovation, commitment and excellence in diabetes with 2 prizes awarded to a Young Researcher and an organization for Long-Standing Achievement. The ceremony will start at 15h00 on Wednesday 5 November in the afternoon.

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Summary of activities

WDD: Wednesday 5 November
08.15 – 9.15: Breakfast Debate
Diabetes Policies in Europe – The State We Are In
Members’ Salon, European Parliament, Brussels
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15.00 – 15.30: Awarding ceremony of the 2014 IDF Europe Prizes in Diabetes  
Join us for the awarding ceremony of the IDF Europe Prizes in Diabetes.
ASP 0 Zone D-E (Escalator Area)
 
15:30 – 16.30: Debunking the Myth
Do people with diabetes need special foods? Join us at our stand to find out.
ASP 0 Zone D-E (Escalator Area)
 
All day: Blood Glucose Testing
ASP 0 Zone D-E (Escalator Area)

All week: Monday 3 to Friday 7 November
Lunchtime: World Diabetes Week Lunch
Choose our vitality dish on offer all week at the canteen of the European Parliament in Brussels and Luxembourg. Healthy dishes will also be on offer at the European Parliament in Strasbourg from 25 to 27 November.
 
All day: Diabetes Exhibition
Learn about diabetes and the importance of a healthy diet and physical activity
for diabetes management and prevention.
ASP 0 Zone D-E (Escalator Area)

For more information about the World Diabetes Day celebrations in the European Parliament, contact Gaël Bassetto at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.