Too big to fail! – a statement from ECDA

The European Chronic Disease Alliance’s request to European Heads of States on the occasion of the UN Summit on NCDs on 19 and 20 September in New York

37th Annual Meeting of the International Society for Pediatric and Adolescent Diabetes, ISPAD 2011

The International Society for Pediatric and Adolescent Diabetes (ISPAD) announce the 37th Annual Meeting - ISPAD 2011, which takes place in Miami Beach, Florida, October 19th – 22nd, 2011

Full details at http://2011.ispad.org

EURADIA Symposium, 12 Sept, Lisbon (pre-EASD)

Shaping the future of research in Europe for the benefit of people with diabetes

This is the first symposium of its kind EURADIA has organised. The programme has the DIAMAP project as its basis and there is an excellent group of speakers  participating in the event.

The content is tailored to non-scientists and will be of interest to people with diabetes, industry, and policy makers.

Date: Monday, 12 September 2011, 14.30 - 17.30
Venue: Hotel Olissippo Oriente (Pequim Room) (6 mins walk fro EASD conf)

UN Summit on NCDs (update)

The UN General Assembly in its resolution A/RES/65/238 decided that a high-level meeting of the General Assembly on the prevention and control of non-communicable diseases shall be held on 19 and 20 September 2011 in New York. The high level meeting shall address the prevention and control of non-communicable diseases worldwide, with a particular focus on developmental and other challenges and social and economic impacts, particularly for developing countries. It will include an opening and closing plenary, as well as three thematic round tables addressing the following topics:

UN Summit on NCDs

On 13 May 2010, the General Assembly of the United Nations unanimously passed a Resolution (64/265) to hold a High-Level Summit on Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) in September 2011. The Resolution is the result of a campaign led by the NCD alliance, comprised of the International Diabetes Federation (IDF), the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (The Union), the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC), and the World Heart Federation (WHF).

ASCEND course

The European Academy of Nursing Sciences (EANS) is inviting applications to the ASCEND 2011 Summer School, 27 Jun - 8 Jul in Lund Sweden. This is aimed at nurses in the early stages of doctoral studies. Closing date is 28 February 2011.
  More details on the EANS website...

FEND ENDCUP 2011

Applications are invited for the next FEND ENDCUP course 2011-12.

Closing date is 31 May 2011

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WHO report on HBA1c for diagnosis

A new test for diagnosing diabetes mellitus has been accepted by a WHO-backed group of experts, offering a more practical approach to test for the disease that affects over 220 million people worldwide. A report on a WHO expert consultation issued today on the diagnosis of diabetes recommends the acceptability of glycated haemoglobin, or HbA1c, as an additional test to diagnose this debilitating and deadly disease.

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