Access to diabetes care:
If not now, when?

A century after its discovery, insulin and other fundamental components of diabetes care remain beyond the reach of many who need them. This must change. Support our call to action to ensure it reaches the people who need to hear it.

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Access to Diabetes Care: If not now, when?

Access to Diabetes Care is the theme for World Diabetes Day 2021-23. The 2022 campaign will focus on access to diabetes education. Messaging and materials will be available soon.

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Access to Diabetes Care - If not now, when?
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Understanding diabetes

Understanding diabetes is the first step to managing and preventing it. The IDF School of Diabetes has developed a new online education platform to help people with diabetes and those who care for them to make informed decisions about their condition.

Understanding diabetes

1 in 10 adults are now living with diabetes

New figures from the 10th Edition of the IDF Diabetes Atlas reveal that 537 million adults around the world are living with diabetes

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Insulin at 100

The development of therapeutic insulin in 1921 was a landmark breakthrough in the history of medicine. Check out our dedicated platform and share your diabetes story.

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The first step to preventing type 2 diabetes is knowing your risk. Find out through our interactive tool.

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