Global perspectives on diabetes

Diabetes Voice is the online magazine of the International Diabetes Federation

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    News in brief
    COVID-19 and diabetes
    The COVID-19 outbreak has been declared an international public health emergency. People with diabet...
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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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  • Erum Gafoor
    Living with diabetes - Erum Ghafoor
    Living with type 2 diabetes and a consultant diabetes educator, public health specialist and global advocate, she calls for an urgent pragmatic approach to tackle the diabetes epidemic.
  • Chris Aldred
    Living with diabetes - Chris Aldred
    As a person with 1 diabetes and father to son with type 1 diabetes, Chris has seen progress in diabetes diagnosis and management.
  • Pei Yan Heng
    Living with diabetes - Pei Yan Heng
    From a type 2 diabetes diagnosis at 10 years old, to working as a volunteer in children's diabetes camps.