Number of members
143 rue de Mühlenbach, Luxembourg, LU-2168, Luxembourg


The Luxembourg Diabetes Association, Association Luxembourgeoise du Diabète (ALD) was founded in 1979. It is open to all those affected by diabetes. The main goals of ALD are:

  • Advocacy for people with diabetes from an economic, social and cultural point of view
  • Information and education for people with diabetes and their families
  • Prevention and early detection of diabetes
  • Medical and social assistance for people with diabetes

To help achieve these goals,  ALD established “La Maison du Diabète” in 2003, a service affiliated with the Ministry of Health.

Main Focus

  • Information centre
  • Education programmes
  • Individual counselling by specialized nurse or dietician


ALD organises the following activities and services:

  • Educational programmes and group information sessions
  • Customised counselling provided by a nurse or dietician specialising in diabetes (also in Portuguese upon request)
  • The ALD magazine which appears 4 times a year and contains news articles about diabetes, treatment, diet, physical activity, the life of the association…
  • Documentation centre, information brochures (food, sports, travel, school, pregnancy …)
  • Loan and exchange of defective equipment
  • Conferences for general public, training for professionals
  • Social and leisure activities
  • Since 2006, ALD has had a special section for parents of children and adolescents with diabetes