IDF member since
Number of members
Makassed Center - 4th floor, Mar Elias street, Beirut, Lebanon


The Lebanese Diabetes Society (LDS ) was established on 1981, It is a non-profit organisation affiliated to the International Diabetes Federation since 2000, dedicated to the prevention of and better care for people with diabetes. LDS is managed by Board of Trustees comprising representatives from the Lebanese Physicians and Lebanese community elected and founding members.

Main Focus

  • To inform and update GPs on the latest medical diabetes guidelines
  • To motivate the GPs to follow the guidelines in treating patients with diabetes
  • To enhance the multidisciplinary approach in the follow up of the people with diabetes
  • To decrease the acute and long term complications of people with diabetes and keep diabetes under control


LDS is increasing the efforts in order to achieve all her goals and help in benefiting diabetic patients in Lebanon through increasing their awareness and contributing in providing the best care possible.