Global perspectives on diabetes


Diabetes Voice is the online magazine of the International Diabetes Federation

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  • Mark Andrews
    Diabetes profiles
    Mark Andrews makes American football and diabetes a winning combination
    Mark Andrews, 23, is an American football tight end for the Baltimore Ravens of the National Footbal...
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  • Silhouette of girl in nature summer sunset
    Living with diabetes
    Hiding versus healing: when diabetes is a secret
    According to recent reports, too many people are keeping their diabetes a secret. We feature three d...
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  • Devin and Cody
    Living with diabetes
    How Cody my Diabetic Alert Dog taught me to speak
    Type 1 diabetes factors heavily into my everyday thought process, but it’s rarely something I discus...
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  • Living with diabetes
    Finishing the NYC Marathon with exhilaration and a unicorn*
    Running and training for a marathon is hard. Running and training for a marathon with type 1 Diabete...
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  • 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.
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    Diabetes in humanitarian settings - Mahamane's story
    68.5 million people are forcibly displaced worldwide. 4 million refugees and displaced people are currently living with diabetes. Mahamane from Mali is one of millions of people living with diabetes affected by humanitarian crises worldwide.