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FEND journal International Diabetes Nursing - issue 1 online

FEND is pleased to announce that issue 1 of International Diabetes Nursing (the new name for the official journal of FEND) is now available.

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FEND Conference Registration now open

FEND is pleased to announce that onlne registration is now open for the 20th Annual Conference 11-12 September Stockholm.

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World Diabetes Day

2012 things to remember the London Olympics by 2 Combined with the Paralympic Games, which begin on 29 August, the Olympics have brought more than 14, 000 athletes to the UK, along with 21, 000 members of the media, and around 800, 000 spectators. 7 A further 2bn has been raised privately by the London Organising Committee for the Olympic Games(Locog), through sponsorship and ticket sales, merchandising and media rights.This covers the actual running of the games. 8 Of the 10, 500 athletes competing in the main Olympics, 4, 688 were women and 5, 802 were men.

Conference 2014 videos available

The videos of the presentations at FEND annual conference 2014 are now available.

If you did not attend now is your chance to catch up! If you did attend you can remind yourself of the details.

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Economics of Chronic Diseases project (EConDA) now online

The project aims to create a model to calculate the cost-effectiveness of a series of interventions for chronic diseases, including type 2 diabetes.
Access the website here

Cross-border initiative on diabetes: DIAIMMUNE

Type 1 diabetes results from abnormal activity of the body's immune system and it is on the rise in European children and adolescents. A European research project aims to find out why the cleanliness long assumed to be the best defence against this disease could actually be the cause of it.

More information about the project here.

International Nurses Day

The 12 May marks International Nurses Day (IND) and the birthday of Florence Nightingale. This significant day will be celebrated by nurses throughout the world marking the contributions nurses make to society.

In UK, each year a service is held in Westminster Abbey in London. During the Service, a symbolic lamp is taken from the Nurses' Chapel in the Abbey and handed from one nurse to another, thence to the Dean, who places it on the High Altar. This signifies the passing of knowledge from one nurse to another.

Video of IDF Young Leaders

132 Young Leaders in Diabetes from all over the world, aged 18-30 and connected by diabetes want to make a change!

Watch this video to learn more about them, their vision, and what they would like to achieve.

Melbourne Declaration at IDF WDC 2013

(L to R) Sir Michael Hirst, Senator Guy Barnett, Her Excellency Mrs Zuma, Judi Moylan and Adrian Sanders MP

On 4th December 2013 at the IDF World Diabetes Conference the Melbourne Declaration on Diabetes 2013 was officially launched (see above).

The introduction as shown above reads:

Tribute to the late Mary McKinnon RN MSc

It is with immense sadness that we share the news of the untimely death of our dear colleague Mrs Mary McKinnon RN MSc. Mary's contribution to primary care diabetes is well established in the annals of diabetes care in the UK. She was a pioneer in establishing the role of the primary care practice nursing in diabetes. As far back as the early 1980s she was a key contributor and faculty member of the Warwick diabetes centre.

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FEND 20th Annual Conferece
11-12 September 2015

Stockholm, Sweden