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.
The first issue of Diabetes Voice in 2017 focuses on initiatives that are helping to advance the urgency for action in diabetes prevention, care, access and advocacy for the rights of people with diabetes worldwide.
In 2015, the International Diabetes Federation brought the World Diabetes Congress to Vancouver, Canada. The event attracted experts in diabetes care from around the world to exchange diabetes research and best practices. Physicians, scientists, nurses, educators and other healthcare professionals, as well as government officials, policy makers and representatives from 230 IDF