Global perspectives on diabetes


Diabetes Voice is the online magazine of the International Diabetes Federation

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  • Jessica Apple in her kitchen
    Living with diabetes
    LADA and life after bagels: a low-carb journey
    Jessica Apple was diagnosed with LADA at the age of 35. Together with her husband Mike, she has emba...
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  • Muhammad Ali
    Living with diabetes
    Fighting for the freedom to compete
    Muhammad Ali made history on September 15, 2018, becoming the first UK boxer with type 1 diabetes to...
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  • Nicole Smith-Holt protest high cost of insulin
    Advocating for diabetes
    Alec’s Story: when the high cost of insulin destroys lives
    There’s a reason why insulin affordability matters to Nicole Smith-Holt. In 2017, Nicole’s adult son...
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  • Child with anti-smog mask
    News in brief
    Millions of diabetes cases linked to air pollution
    New research links outdoor air pollution to an increased risk of type 2 diabetes globally, according to a study from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and the Veterans Affairs (VA) St. Louis Health Care System.
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  • Osarenkhoe
    Living with diabetes - Osarenkhoe Ethel Chima-Nwogwugwu
    Mother of five, Osarenkhoe experienced gestational diabetes twice, was later diagnosed with type 2 diabetes and now works as a diabetes advocate.
  • 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.
  • Video capture Living with Diabetes
    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.