Sociedad Cubana de Diabetes
Number of members
Apartado 6275, Zona Postal 6, Habana, Cuba


Sociedad Cubana de Diabetes was created in 1970 by Professor Oscar Mateo de Acosta, who was the founder of the National Institute of Endocrinology. It is a subsidiary of the Cuban Society of Endocrinology and Diabetes. It was set up to differentiate it from the main organization and with some degree of independence. It is a society of health professionals dedicated to diabetes.

Main Focus

  • Organization and promotion of key national and international diabetes events
  • Creation, support and promotion of diabetes programmes: National Diabetes Programmes, Gestational Diabetes Programme, diabetes screenings, integral care for children and adolescents with diabetes, national registry for children and adolescents with diabetes, among others
  • Encourage the introduction of new treatments and equipment.