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The IDF e-library showcases the variety of resources that IDF has available for health professionals, researchers, policy makers, advocates and people living with or affected by diabetes. All publications are available for download and a selection of resources can be purchased.

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Latest resources

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    Preventing the Next Pandemic: The Case for Investing in Circulatory Health

    A position paper by the Global Coalition for Circulatory Health that calls for increased investment in circulatory health to prepare for, or even prevent, the next pandemic. It includes a set of recommendations to support governments in their efforts to prepare for future pandemics during this critical time.

  • Annual Report cover 2020

    IDF Annual Report 2020

    The IDF Annual Report 2020 provides an overview of the main activities and projects of the Federation in 2020. The Federation’s activities aim to influence policy, increase public awareness and encourage health improvement, promote the exchange of high-quality information about diabetes, and provide education for people with diabetes and their healthcare providers.

  • Pressure Points: Call for simultaneous action on diabetes and hypertension for more resilient health systems

    Diabetes and hypertension are two conditions commonly diagnosed together and linked to a wide range of other NCDs, due to complications or as a result of being triggered by the same risk factors. This policy brief, developed by IDF, the NCD Alliance and the World Heart Federation, makes the case for simultaneous action on diabetes and hypertension that is an opportunity for decision-makers to strengthen health systems and achieve a positive impact on individual well-being and sustainable development.

  • Diabetes and Ramadan: Guide to a safe fast

    Fasting with diabetes can lead to complications so it is therefore important that the decision about whether to fast is made on an individual basis in consultation with a healthcare provider. This Guide provides practical information for people with diabetes to help ensure a safe and healthy Ramadan fast.

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