FEND annual conference 2013 Barcelona

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The 18th FEND Annual Conference will be 20-21 September 2013 in Barcelona.

Venue

Palau de Congressos de Catalunya
Av. Diagonal 661-671
08028 Barcelona

Online registration will open in February 2013. The draft programme will be available online in February also.

A World Without Nurses?

A thought provoking video... (click above to view)

EURADIA Symposium 2012

ADVANCES IN DIABETES RESEARCH:
focus on the patient

15:00 - 17:00 Monday 1 October 2012
immediately before EASD Welcome Reception

Programme

Landmark EU Resolution on diabetes epidemic 14 March 2012

FEND applauds the commitment of the EU Parliament and the overwhelming support of MEPs to this landmark Resolution (B7 0147/2012). It supports the work of national patient organisations and professional societites in their advocacy for diabetes. This resolution will ensure through collaboration with key stakeholders will help arrest the tide and burden of the diabetes epidemic in Europe.

ECDA input to the EU reflection process on chronic disease

FEND is a founding member of the European Chronic Disease Alliance (ECDA). This collaboration of key chronic disease organisations has published a response to the Reflection Process on chronic diseases.

Download the report (pdf)    Download the Annex (pdf)

A New Research Report on Diabetes in 5 EU Member States

Researchers at the Medical Technology Research Group, LSE Health have published a new report on the costs, outcomes and management of diabetes in 5 EU countries. Diabetes mellitus (DM) is associated with a high risk of developing complications and severe co-morbidities. Over the past few years, diabetes (Type 1 and 2) and its associated costs have risen, particularly those related to treatment of complications.

Diabetes UK Professional Conference

Registration is now open for the Diabetes UK Professional Conference 7-9 March 2012, Glasgow, UK.  Full details...

Conference - DIABESITY: A World-Wide Challenge

09-10 February 2012, Brussels
Towards a global initiative on gene-environment interactions in diabetes/obesity in specific populations

Press Release - Policy Puzzle 3rd Ed.

Launch of 3rd edition of the Diabetes Policy Puzzle

Not enough progress has been made in Europe

14 November 2011 - Across Europe more than 52.8 million people have diabetes. By 2030 this figure will rise to 64 million - which is equal to 9.5% of the adult population. Europe is home to the highest prevalence of children living with type 1 diabetes.

Cross of merit: a great honour for Dr. Brigitte Osterbrink  

The Federal President of Germany Mr. Wulff has honoured FEND member Dr Brigitte Osterbrink with the Cross Of Merit for her great commitment dealing with knowledge transfer for patient-friendly and evidenced treatment for people with diabetes in Germany.

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25th Annual Conference
18-19 Sept 2020

Vienna, Austria