Diabetic retinopathy (DR) affects an estimated one in three people living with diabetes, and is a primary cause of vision loss and blindness in people aged between 20 and 65.
On World Sight Day 2019, the IDF re-launches a joint declaration on strengthening integrated health systems to manage diabetic eye disease and diabetes.
Taking Diabetes to Heart is a multi-country study, developed by the International Diabetes Federation (IDF) in partnership with Novo Nordisk, focused on CVD awareness and knowledge among people living with type 2 diabetes. The study - the first of its kind in the world - builds on the IDF global
Filmed on 15 September 2018 during the DR Barometer European Advocacy Workshop