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537m adults with diabetes

1 in 10 people are living with diabetes

The mission of the International Diabetes Federation is to improve the lives of people living with diabetes and prevent diabetes in those at risk.

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Ride Ukraine 2023

A team of cyclists led by Jerry Gore, a 62-year-old living with type 1 diabetes, is cycling 2,500 kilometres over 25 days from London to Kyiv. Their aim is to raise €100,000 for essential medicines and medical supplies to support people living with diabetes inside Ukraine.

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Support Sudanese people living with diabetes

IDF has joined with our transnational member Direct Relief and its local partners to mobilise and deliver humanitarian aid for people living with diabetes in Sudan and Sudanese refugees in surrounding countries, in the aftermath of the armed conflict that broke out in the country on 15 April. Support our efforts with a donation.

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Policy brief

Renewing the fight: a call to action on diabetes and chronic kidney disease

A policy brief developed by IDF and the International Society of Nephrology (ISN) to offer healthcare professionals and diabetes advocates recommendations targeted at policymakers for effectively preventing, managing and treating diabetes and chronic kidney disease (CKD).
IDF-ISN Policy Brief-Renewing the Fight_ a call to action on diabetes and chronic kidney disease pdf 11MB

IDF Annual Report 2022

An overview of IDF activities and projects in 2022, including the IDF World Diabetes Congress 2022, new IDF Diabetes Atlas reports and the IDF Centenary of Insulin award.
IDF_Annual_Report_2022_Final pdf 9MB

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