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29 September 2020

News from Europe

Lithuanian Diabetes Association celebrates 25th anniversary

Lithuania3This year, on 9th December, the Lithuanian Diabetes Association turns 25 years. For this worthy occasion, the Lithuanian Diabetes Association worked on events to mark “Healthy Living and Diabetes” for this year’s World Diabetes Day.

The highlight of this year’s campaign was a conference held in Vilnius, which welcomed more than 300 delegates. The Lithuanian Diabetes Association organised hosted the event with the support of high-level representatives from national authorities.

Focusing on healthy lifestyles and diabetes prevention, the conference was opened by the President of Lithuanian Diabetes Association, Mrs. Vida Augustiniene. Welcoming words were said by representatives of the country National Parliament, of Ministry of Health, of the National Health Insurance Fund Health.

Lithuania1Support to the diabetes community also came from the sporting world, as players from the professional basketball teams from Prienai,  “Prienai“ and “Prienai VSB“ formed a human blue circle during the match they played on that day.

Elsewhere in the country, all of Lithuania’s 52 local Diabetes branches organised public information meetings and events for children and teenagers.

For more information, contact Vida Augustiniene at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.