Zveza Drustev Diabetikov Slovenije
Number of members
Kamniška ulica 25, Ljubljana, 1000, Slovenia


The Slovenian Diabetes Association (SLODA) was established in 1956. It has local branches in 39 towns throughout the country.

SLODA works to improve the lives of people with diabetes through activities of local associations in cooperation with health professionals and government officials.

Main Focus

  • Working with and for people with diabetes
  • Focusing on awareness, risk factors and healthy life style
  • Helping people with diabetes manage and control their condition through the education of people, their families and relatives
  • Working with and for people with diabetes
  • Representing the interest of people with diabetes in Slovenia and international through IDF and EASD
  • Cooperating with medical professionals and government officials to implement National Diabetes Programme


  • Helping all local associations organizing educational meetings during the year everywhere in the country
  • Organising different professionals speakers for different conferences and workshops
  • Raising awareness to the members and general population organizing public events during World Diabetes Day (national and local events)
  • Organizing yearly competition “My knowledge about diabetes” among pupils and students of primary and secondary schools
  • Cooperation by implementation of Slovenia National Diabetes Program among partners within and outside the health sector
  • Cooperation with Ministry of Health, Health Insurance, Public Health Institute etc.
  • Cooperation on international level mainly by IDF and EASD

Publications & Newsletters

National Magazine SLADKORNA, five issues per year.