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Global perspectives on diabetes

Welcome to Diabetes Voice, the online magazine of the International Diabetes Federation. We provide in-depth coverage of current and future trends in health policy, diabetes care and management, health economics, research, and living with diabetes.

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  • Insulin vials
    News in brief
    Study on access to essential medicines finds wide gap
    A wide discrepancy is found in the availability and affordability of essential diabetes medicines ac...
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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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  • Thrift shop
    Living with diabetes
    When thrift and charity go hand-in-hand
    The CURE Thrift Shop is a non-profit vintage shop in Manhattan, New York's East Village benefiting t...
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  • Families crossing the street
    News in brief
    Food insecurity linked to type 2 diabetes
    New research finds that people with people with prediabetes and undiagnosed diabetes are more likel...
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Visual storytelling

  • Mahamane's story thumbnail
    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.
  • Time for change video thumbnail
    Diabetes - Time for Change
    Diabetes caused 4 million deaths in 2017. Many of these deaths were preventable. 193 countries committed to achieving a 30% reduction in NCD-related early mortality by 2030. IDF urges governments to take responsibility and be accountable.
  • Layla Green video capture
    Layla's Diabetes Story
    Amie Green became a Lion to educate and advocate in honor of her seven year-old daughter Layla, who was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at age 17 months.