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24 October 2017

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Join IDF Europe for Diabetes Awareness Week in the European Parliament in Strasbourg

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IDF Europe, in collaboration with Therese Comodini Cachia MEP and Nicola Caputo MEP, invites you to celebrate World Diabetes Day in the European Parliament in Strasbourg.

Under the theme "Diabetes: Youth and Sport", 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: Youth and Sport

Join us for a lunch debate on Tuesday 27 October from 13h to 14h30 to discuss the importance of sport in both the prevention type 2 diabetes and better management of both type 1 and type 2 diabetes. We will begin with a network lunch followed a debate which will include presentations from those with diabetes actively involved in sport, as well as bring an element of nutrition and health eating. This will be followed by a lively Q&A session.

Please RSVP to Giulia Barenghi by sending an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with your name and contact details.

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Awarding ceremony of the 2015 IDF Europe Diabetes Prizes

 

Following the lunch debate, IDF Europe will also host the awarding ceremony of the IDF Europe Diabetes Prizes in the European Parliament in Strasbourg. Now in their 4th edition, the prizes aim to recognize innovation, commitment and excellence in diabetes with two prizes awarded to a Young Researcher and an organization for Long-Standing Achievement. The ceremony will start at 14h30 on Tuesday 27 October.

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Summary of activities

WDD: Tuesday 27 October


13.00 – 14.30: Lunch Debate
Diabetes: Youth and Sport
Salon C3.1 LOW Building, European Parliament, Strasbourg

 
14.30 – 15.00: Awarding ceremony of the 2015 IDF Europe Prizes in Diabetes  
Join us for the awarding ceremony of the IDF Europe Prizes in Diabetes.
Salon C3.1, LOW building, European Parliament, Strasbourg
 
All day: Blood Glucose Testing
Espace Canal, WIC Building (First Floor)

(Also available Wednesday 28 October and Thursday 29 October)

 

All week: Monday 26 to Friday 30 October

 

Lunchtime: World Diabetes Week Lunch

Choose our vitality dish on offer all week at the canteens of the European Parliament in Strasbourg, Brussels and Luxembourg

 

All day: Diabetes Exhibition

Learn about diabetes and the importance of a healthy diet and physical activity for diabetes prevention and management.

Espace Canal, WIC Building (First Floor)

 

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