Consensus statement

IDF Consensus Worldwide Definition of the Metabolic Syndrome

Published in 2006, the IDF Worldwide Definition of the Metabolic Syndrome provides physicians with the tools to quickly identify those at risk and also compare the impact across nations and ethnic groups.
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Consensus statement

IDF consensus definition of metabolic syndrome in children and adolescents

Published in 2005, this first simple, unified definition of the metabolic syndrome for children and adolescents developed by IDF is consistent with that available for adults.
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Consensus statement

IDF Consensus Statement on Sleep Apnoea and Type 2 Diabetes

Published in 2008, this IDF consensus statement on sleep apnoea and type 2 diabetes aims to raise awareness of the association between the two conditions, which have significant implications on public health and on the lives of individuals.
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International Curriculum for Diabetes Health Professional Education

Published in 2008, this curriculum is designed to meet the needs of local health professionals, institutions and organisations, and adapted to suit local contexts. It was originally developed in response to the need for health professionals to have specialised, evidenced-based training in diabetes education.
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International Standards for Education of Diabetes Health Professionals

Published in 2015, The International Standards for Education of Diabetes Health Professionals are intended for use by institutions that currently provide or wish to provide a health professional diabetes education programme.
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IDF GDM Model of Care Implementation Protocol

The IDF GDM Model of Care was piloted in seven (urban and rural) collaborating health centres in Tamil Nadu State (South India), from June 2012 to December 2015. It was developed using best practice of care and established clinical guidelines.
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Global Guideline for Managing Older People with Type 2 Diabetes

Published in 2013, this guidelines has been developed to provide health professionals with recommendations that assist in clinical management of a wide range of older adults living with type 2 diabetes.
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Global Guideline for Type 2 Diabetes

Published in 2012, this guideline represents an update of the first IDF guideline published in 2005, extending the evidence base by including new studies and treatments that emerged since the original guideline.
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Global IDF/ISPAD Guidelines for Diabetes in Childhood and Adolescence

Published in 2009, this guideline developed by IDF and ISPAD outlines the extensive evidence that exists on the optimal management of type 1 diabetes, while highlighting that such care is not reaching many people who could benefit.
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Management of Postmeal Glucose

Published in 2011, the purpose of this guideline is to consider the evidence on the relationship between postmeal glucose and glycaemic control (HbA1c) and diabetes outcomes. Based on this information, recommendations for the appropriate management and monitoring of postmeal glucose in type 1 and type 2 diabetes have been developed.
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Pocketbook for management of diabetes in childhood and adolescence in under-resourced countries, 2nd edition

The Pocketbook provides basic background on diabetes in children and clear advice for initial management of diabetic ketoacidosis, initiation of maintenance insulin therapy, complications screening, and other key components of care. It is aimed for practical use in emergency situations and clinics that are developing expertise in managing diabetes in children.
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Clinical guideline development

Published in 2003, the Guide for Guidelines is intended for all those involved in the care of people with diabetes that wish to prepare guidelines to assist in the delivery of diabetes care, or who wish to draw on the experience of others in developing such guidelines.
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Management of gestational diabetes in the community

A training manual for community health workers, developed as part of the IDF Women in India with GDM Strategy (WINGS).
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IDF WINGS Project Summary Report

The IDF Women in India with GDM Strategy (WINGS) project was the first-ever strategy to tackle the rising prevalence of GDM in India. It aimed to develop a context-adapted model approach to care in low-resource settings, confronting the widespread challenges in GDM screening and management.
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IDF Clinical Practice Recommendations on the Diabetic Foot 2017

Simplified and easy to digest guidelines for health professionals, aimed at prioritising early intervention in the diabetic foot with a sense of urgency through education.
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Diabetic Foot Screening Pocket Chart

Pocket chart with information for health professionals to identify, assess and treat diabetic foot patients earlier in the "window of presentation" between when neuropathy is diagnosed and prior to developing an ulcer. The content is derived from the IDF Clinical Practice Recommendations on the Diabetic Foot 2017.
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IDF Clinical Practice Recommendations for Managing Type 2 Diabetes in Primary Care

These Clinical Practice Recommendations aim to summarise current evidence around optimal management of people with type 2 diabetes. It is intended to be a decision support tool for general practitioners, hospital based clinicians and other primary health care clinicians working in diabetes.
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IDF Clinical Practice Recommendations for Managing DME

Diabetic Macular Edema (DME) is a potential complication of diabetic retinopathy that currently affects more than 28 million people with diabetes. These Clinical Practice Recommendations are intended to facilitate the work of general practitioners, hospital physicians, and other clinicians working in diabetes-related eye disease management.
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IDF SACA Clinical Practice Guideline on Diabetes Education

Produced by the IDF South and Central America (SACA) Region with the aim of standardising evidence-based educational practices to improve the health and well-being of people with diabetes.
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