Become a Blue Circle Voice

The Blue Circle Voices (BCV) is a network open to all people with diabetes or relatives/carers of people with diabetes, that are passionate about improving the lives of people with diabetes, have experience as volunteers and/or advocates and share IDF values. Individuals wishing to become part of the BCV must fulfill the following criteria:

  • Have diabetes (type 1, type 2 or a less common type), or have a child, close relative or loved one with diabetes, or have a history of gestational diabetes;
  • Share IDF’s mission to promote access to diabetes care, to fight discrimination against people with diabetes and to promote prevention of type 2 diabetes;
  • Be willing to complete an application form that provides details of their personal history with diabetes, including age, date of diagnosis, medications and comorbidities;
  • Are able and willing to communicate by email in written English, French or Spanish;
  • Are committed to respond to email consultations within five working days;
  • Can prove their experience of campaigning for diabetes causes in their own country;
  • Are willing for their story to be featured on the IDF website:
  • Are committed to promote IDF activities at national or global level.

You can find more information about the network and its objectives in our leaflet in English, French or Spanish.

If you are interested in joining the Blue Circle Voices network, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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