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24 June 2022
14 June 2022
EUDF is pleased to invite you to an in person policy roundtable to launch the European Diabetes Forum’s (EUDF) policy recommendations. The event is open for in person attendance as well as online participation.
13 June 2022
EUDF will host a symposium at EASD 2022 in Stockholm: Meeting the diabetes challenge with data registries, integrated care and digitalisation on Wednesday, 21 September 2022, 14:00 - 16:00 CEST.
18 May 2022
EUDF joined a webinar hosted by MEPs Mobilising for Diabetes to explore the progress achieved on tackling diabetes and CVD in the last decade in the context of the ‘Healthier Together – EU Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) Initiative’.
3 May 2022
Diabetes presents a huge burden - to those affected and their families, to health systems, and to society at large. Strong and decisive policy action is clearly needed to address the diabetes crisis.
To meet the diabetes challenge, the EUDF convened experts from across the diabetes landscape to advance fresh ideas and solutions in three key areas - integrated care, data and registries and digitalisation.
25 April 2022
Do you know that a group, the size of Italy’s population, is living with diabetes in Europe?
Understanding the challenges of diabetes is one part of the solution, the other is to take action. And there’s hope to make a change fast! Check-out our policy recommendations in 3 key areas to improve diabetes care now.
28 March 2022
EUDF hosted a webinar for country representatives and experts active in diabetes advocacy to inform and update them on the NCD Healthier Together Initiative from the European Commission and to explain the opportunities for engagement with the national government officials.
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17 March 2022
14 February 2022
1 February 2022
EUDF is pleased to welcome Carine de Beaufort, President of ISPAD, and Jean-François Gautier, President of SFD, on the EUDF Board.
15 December 2021
12 October 2021
EUDF is pleased to welcome Professor Stefano Del Prato as Board Member and Vice-Chair. At the virtual EASD Annual Meeting 2021 he states that common action can translate into stronger impact. We need to work together to improve awareness.
Stefano Del Prato will replace Professor David Matthews and we would like to thank David Matthews for his long standing commitment and passion to EUDF as board member and vice-chair. David Matthews was there from the start and played a vital role in the official constitution of EUDF. Thanks for your dedication, passion, professionalism… and for your British humour
7 October 2021
At the virtual EASD Annual Meeting 2021 Chantal Mathieu gave her perspective on the need to use and apply data and registries to improve the outcomes for people with diabetes. We keep you posted on the outcomes of the European Diabetes Forum symposium: it takes more than a registry to improve care
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6 October 2021
Research into diabetes is critically important: the need for sufficient funding for research and Aha! moments. At the virtual EASD 2021 Annual Meeting 2021, Chantal Mathieu is optimistic about the potential of diabetes researchers but calls for sustainable funding of diabetes research.
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27 August 2021
18 June 2021
18 June 2021
3 May 2021
15 April 2021
Responding to the increasing burden of diabetes around the world, the World Health Organization is launching its Global Diabetes Compact. The launch coincides with the 100th anniversary of the discovery of insulin. The WHO Global Diabetes Compact has the vision of reducing the risk of diabetes, and ensuring that all people who are diagnosed with diabetes have access to equitable, comprehensive, affordable and quality treatment and care. The work undertaken as part of the Compact will also support the prevention of type 2 diabetes from obesity, unhealthy diet and physical inactivity.
6 April 2021
29 March 2021
A new organisation has joined the European Diabetes Forum as supporting Collaborator: Welcome to MedTech Europe!
MedTech Europe’s purpose is to make innovative medical technology available to more people, while helping healthcare systems move towards a more sustainable path. We look forward to our collaboration!
1 March 2021
25 February 2021
The MEPs Mobilising for Diabetes Blueprint for Action on Diabetes in the European Union by 2030 was launched today by the MEPs Sirpa Pietikäinen, Christel Schaldemose, Marisa Matias and Cristian Busoi.
16 February 2021
A new organisation has joined the European Diabetes Forum: Welcome to ISPAD! The International Society for Pediatric and Adolescent Diabetes aims are to promote clinical and basic science, research, education and advocacy in childhood and adolescent diabetes.
9 February 2021
27 January 2021
Pleased to welcome Xavier Cos, chairman of PCDE, on the EUDF Board.
26 January 2021
20 January 2021
7 December 2020
Pleased to welcome Charles Thivolet, President of SFD, on the EUDF Board as representative of SFD.
7 December 2020
A new organisation has joined the European Diabetes Forum: Welcome to PCDE! PCDE provides a focal point for primary care professionals and their patients in Europe by advocating in promoting standards of care, diabetes education and research.
4 December 2020
EUDF welcomes 3 chairs for the 3 strategic forums to turn our call to action into reality
- Data and Registries - chaired by Prof. Robert Heine
- Self-care, Technology, Digitalisation - chaired by Prof. Peter Schwarz
- Integrated Care - chaired by Prof. Angus Forbes
17 November 2020
Announcement of the re-establishment of the MEP Interest Group on Diabetes, MEPs Mobilising for Diabetes (MMD), at the IDF Europe World Diabetes Day Symposium. EUDF Chair, Chantal Mathieu, highlighted at the opening session that EUDF welcomes the initiative and looks forward to support the MMD.
20 October 2020
A warm welcome to SFD, Société Francophone du Diabète as Full Member of EUDF. The aim of SFD is to promote the development of research and good diabetes practices in France and French-speaking countries.
19 October 2020
EUDF is pleased to welcome Bastian Hauck, Director IDF Europe, on the EUDF Board as representative of IDF Europe.
26 August 2020
A new organisation has joined the European Diabetes Forum: Welcome to IDF Europe! IDF Europe’s vision is to improve the lives of people with diabetes and its mission is to unite the voice of people with diabetes and to engage all stakeholders in creating a person-centered diabetes ecosystem.
19 February 2020
EUDF is now a legal entity in Belgium and ready for action.