Diabetes - Global Pandemic

IDF Diabetes Atlas 2019

GLOBAL
No. of people (20-79 yrs) with diabetes 463 million
By 2030 this increases too 578 million
No. of children (0-19) 1.1 million

EUROPE
No. of people (20-79 yrs) with diabetes 59 million
by 2030 66 million
No. of children (0-19) 296,000

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. 

The keynote presentations of FEND 2020, the 25th annual conference are now open access to all
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F E N D acknowledges the following sponsors for their continuing support and commitment to FEND core activities:

Ascensia
Bayer
Lilly
Novo Nordisk
Sanofi

 

World Diabetes Day 2020 and in keeping with the spirit of WHO "Year of the Nurse and Midwife" -

FEND establishes an annual FEND recognition award for Diabetes Specialist Nurses and Diabetes Specialist Midwives who have made significant contributions to diabetes care, research and education.

Mrs Anne-Marie Felton FEND President & Co-founder
Dr Rita Forde FEND Secretary

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(graphic) Seasons Greetings 2021


 
(image) UN Resolution 61/225 World Diabetes Day

[quote] 1. Decides to designate 14 November, the current World Diabetes Day, as a United Nations Day, to be observed every year beginning in 2007;

World Diabetes Day logo

We wish you a very successful World Diabetes Day in partnership with those whom you serve - people with diabetes.

With all good wishes and stay safe and well
Anne-Marie Felton, President FEND
Kristin de Backer, Chairman FEND
 

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 list (A-Z)