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IDF School of Diabetes Free Online Short Courses

The following free online short courses are available for all health professionals involved in diabetes management and care.


Tailor-made certified online courses are also available for Primary Care Physicians, Specialists and Diabetes Educators. Learn more.

IDF Centres: Applications open
Since December 2017, IDF has recognized 61 centres as either IDF Centres of Education or IDF Centres of Excellence in Diabetes Care. To know more about the application process and eligibility criteria, please click on the following links: IDF Centres of Education | IDF Centres of Excellence in Diabetes Care.

IDF Diabetes Complications and Foot Congress 2018 - Hyderabad, India, October 25-27 2018

IDF has launched a new series of live educational events to tackle the issues around diabetes complications. These biennial events will cover diabetes complications and highlight one specific complication at each event. The first in this series will take place in Hyderabad in October and focus on the diabetic foot. Learn more and register early to benefit from discounted rates.

Online registration and abstract submission are open now!

Taking Diabetes to Heart

Please help IDF deliver the largest patient survey ever conducted in the area of diabetes-related CVD by promoting Taking Diabetes to Heart through your networks. The results of the survey will help generate global evidence and drive positive change for people living with diabetes. The Taking Diabetes to Heart survey is currently available in 30 languages and data collection is open until 31 March 2018.

The interim results of Taking Diabetes to Heart were presented at the IDF Congress 2017 and can be viewed here.

Have you recently published a diabetes-related article or resource? Upload it to the D-NET Library!

Are you attending or organizing a diabetes-related event? Upload the details to the D-NET Calendar!

Do you have a question or issue related to diabetes care? Consult the D-NET community through Ask D-NET!

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Latest Library Resources


Integrating Diabetes Evidence into Practice

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A publication of the IDF Europe Region, Integrating diabetes evidence into practice: challenges and opportunities to bridge the gaps, identifies the local and European-wide challenges of implementing diabetes evidence into practice and makes recommendations based on the findings.



IDF Diabetes Atlas 8th Edition

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The IDF Diabetes Atlas is the authoritative resource on the global burden of diabetes. First published in 2000, it is produced by IDF biennially in collaboration with experts from around the world and contains data on diabetes cases, prevalence, mortality and expenditure on the global, regional and national level.



Diabetes Voice - December 2017

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The December issue of Diabetes Voice builds up to the IDF Congress 2017, taking place in Abu Dhabi from 4 to 8 December, with an editorial from outgoing IDF President Dr Shaukat Sadikot and two articles presenting streams of the Scientific Programme.


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Upcoming Diabetes Events


8th Emirates Diabetes & Endocrine Congress (EDEC)

Date of event: Mar 01 - 03, 2018

Organiser: Emirates Diabetes Society (EDS)

Location: Dubai International Convention & Exhibition Centre, UAE, Dubai, United Arab Emirates



Diabetes UK Professional Conference

Date of event: Mar 14 - 16, 2018

Organiser: Diabetes UK

Location: ExCeL London, London, United Kingdom


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