Global perspectives on diabetes


Diabetes Voice is the online magazine of the International Diabetes Federation

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  • World Cancer Day campaign visual
    News in brief
    #WorldCancerDay: People with diabetes at greater risk for cancer
    Cancer awareness and understanding risks are not only important to the general public, but especiall...
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  • Women injecting insulin in her office
    Living with diabetes
    Take our survey on stigma and diabetes
    IDF survey aims to better understand stigma and the types of discrimination people with diabetes and...
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  • Edgar Garcia running a marathon
    Diabetes profiles
    Accepting diabetes leads to self-discovery
    Edgar Garcia discusses his diagnosis and his personal mission: never allowing diabetes to defeat his...
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  • Oral medication
    News in brief
    FDA weighs risks of new treatment for type 1 diabetes
    FDA to decide on approval of use of SGLT1/SGLT2 inhibitors in combination with insulin therapy.
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  • John's story screen
    Taking Diabetes to Heart - John's story
    Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is a leading cause of death and disability in people with diabetes but awareness of the symptoms and risk factors among those affected remains low.
  • Living with diabetes
    1 in 11 people worldwide are currently living with diabetes. You may not think you know someone with diabetes, but you probably do.
  • Discovering diabetes
    1 in 11 people currently live with diabetes. Half are undiagnosed. Diabetes concerns every family so spotting the warning signs and knowing what to do is vital.