FEND (virtual) conference 2021 starts 24 Sept 2021

In the meantime - the keynote presentations of FEND 2020, are available:
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FEND ADVOCATES...

that diabetes care service providers ensure that every person with diabetes has access to a named Diabetes Specialist Nurse (DSN).

(image of video) Elisabeth Iro presentation

Elisabeth Iro, CNO WHO addresses FEND conference 2020. 

F E N D acknowledges the following sponsors for their continuing support and commitment to FEND core activities:

Ascensia
Bayer
Lilly
Sanofi

 

WHO Global Diabetes Compact launches 14 April

The Foundation of European Nurses in Diabetes (FEND) celebrates the discovery of insulin, the most precious gift of life, for people living with diabetes worldwide. Equity of access to insulin for all in need should be the objective of national governments and diabetes service providers. Approximately 6% of the world population live with diabetes. 

FEND welcomes the objectives of the WHO Global Diabetes Compact launched on 14 April 2021 at the Global Diabetes Summit co-hosted by the World Health Organization and the Government of Canada, with the support of the University of Toronto.

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(graphic) - WHO Global Diabetes Compact

FEND recommends and campaigns that providers of diabetes services should ensure that all people with diabetes have access to a named diabetes specialist nurse (DSN) to enable them to self-manage their condition in order to reduce the risk of complications.
 

Doctoral Fellow Diabetes Nursing

The Foundation of European Nurses in Diabetes (FEND) Doctoral Fellowships have been created to give diabetes nurses the opportunity to undertake a PhD project that addresses an important clinical project relevant to the health and care needs of people with diabetes. The Fellows will work with the support of the current FEND Chair in Clinical Diabetes Nursing Professor Angus Forbes (who will supervise their PhD) and the wider diabetes research team at King's College London.

A training and development package will be provided to enable the post-holders to become a competent researcher. Applicants from across Europe are welcomed and while students will need to spend some time in London they will be able to conduct their study in their own country. The salary package offered includes a market supplement in addition to salary of £6,300 and the PhD Fees are also included. There are 2 Doctoral Fellowships available.
All applicants should be members of FEND.
 
This post will be offered on an a fixed-term contract for 3 years. This is a full-time - 100% full time equivalent.

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World Health Day 2016 - Beat Diabetes

WHO is marking World Health Day, 7 April, by calling for action on diabetes. It has published its first global report “Global report on diabetes”. 

Report from IDF Parliamentary Champions Forum Vancouver Nov 2015

At the IDF World Diabetes Congress, November 2015 in Vancouver the global parliamentarians held their Parliamentary Champions Forum. The report is attached and can be downloaded to further disseminate in national networks and with your respective Members of Parliament.

Political advocacy is critical in ensuring diabetes care, research, education and public health is a priority.

FEND at IDF WDC 2015 Vancouver

Photo of some of FEND committee at the FEND stand

FEND is represented at IDF World Diabetes Congress in Vancouver. If you are there come and see us at stand 123.

DIAMAP survey

UN World Diabetes Day 14 November 2015

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

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(image) Certificate of FEND Recognition Award

Recognition Award Recipients 2020 (A-Z)