Number of members
Eugena Chykalenka 22-A street, Kiev, 01024, Ukraine


The International Diabetes Association of Ukraine was registered in 1996 and is located in Kiev. It is an umbrella organisation bringing together 36 regional diabetes organisations in Ukraine.

The Association has a huge experience of work on protecting the rights of people with diabetes. It is the initiator of a national diabetes programme and organises various education programmes.

The initiator of the introduction of insulin reimbursement for test strips for individual glucometers for patients with diabetes.

Main Focus

Protection of the rights and interests of patients, provision of medicines and education for people with diabetes


  • Increases society’s awareness about diabetes problems
  • Spreads the information about diabetes
  • Promotes healthy lifestyle
  • Protects the rights and interests of people with diabetes
  • Influences on health system and governmental structures’ policy
  • Further the progress of people with diabetes and healthcare professionals diabetic education

Publications & Newsletters

The DIABETic is a press organ of The International Diabetes Association of Ukraine since 1997.
The DIABETic magazine editorial staff was awarded a diploma of Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine for the important contribution to the development of endocrinology.
The DIABETic popular scientific magazine has been recognized as a title of the year in the Medical edition category at Faith, Hope and Love festival.
The DIABETic magazine will be published on Facebook from 2023.
Chief editor – Ludmila Petrenko.

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