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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.

ECD and EDWG forthcoming events in Brussels

11 October 2011 - National diabetes programmes and the road towards an EU diabetes strategy (Chairs Baroness Sarah Ludford, MEP and Prof Johan Wens)
22 November 2011 – Diabetes and depression in children (Chairs Dr Simon Busuttil MEP and Prof Philippe Halban tbc)

Keynote webcasts for 2011 conference now online

The webcasts for our recent conference in Lisbon are now available online. (It's almost as good as being there except you missed the conference dinner!)
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Jamie Oliver supports the UN summit on NCDs

Celebrity chef Jamie Oliver lends his significant support in an article in The Sun newspaper highlighting the epidemic of obesity in the young.

Let's hope other lumiaries in the culinary world will add their voices and support Jamie Oliver's petition to the UN Secreatry General.

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