The European Diabetes Forum (abbreviated: EUDF) is currently in the process of legal incorporation.

Our Vision

We enable healthcare systems to cope with the diabetes pandemic, while achieving the best possible outcomes for patients.

Our Mission

Ensure the translation of research into policy actions towards better diabetes care at national level.

A call to action

We call out to all stakeholders in the diabetes landscape, on a European and national level, to collaborate to advance the agenda of diabetes and advocate for policy change. Unite behind this Call to Action which outlines the urgent and problematic diabetes situation in Europe, the underlying causes, and the directions for solutions. Together we need to enable healthcare systems to cope with the diabetes pandemic.

Who We Are

The European Diabetes Forum aims to improve outcomes for people with diabetes, and unite stakeholders from across the diabetes landscape in Europe. This includes, policy makers, research, scientific societies, patient organisations, nurse associations, institutions connected to diabetes related co-morbidities, industry, governments, regulators, payers, and many more.

Our Role

We will provide the platform for these stakeholders to collaborate and to improve how we, as societies, manage diabetes and jointly advocate for policy change that enables our healthcare systems to cope with the diabetes pandemic. We will support European and national stakeholders in driving a policy conversation, take concrete action to improve diabetes care, and provide a central point of contact for diabetes policy in Europe.

John Nolan, Executive Director

"I wish that research and new evidence will be actively translated into policy and action, so that people with diabetes in every country in Europe can benefit from better quality care."

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2 October 2018 – Press release announcing the launch of the European Diabetes Forum and its Call to Action


5 October 2018 - Executive summary of the EUDF launch event report.

Board Members


The European Diabetes Forum is currently setting up its Advisory Board, representing the wide diabetes stakeholder landscape

Our Supporting Organisations

The EUDF is thankful for the support of the following organisations.




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