Education to
protect tomorrow

This World Diabetes Day, IDF is calling on policymakers to increase access to diabetes education to help improve the lives of the more than half a billion people living with diabetes worldwide. Support our call to action by sending a letter to your national health minister or policymaker through our online platform.


Education to protect tomorrow

Access to diabetes education is the focus of the second year of the World Diabetes Day 2021-23 theme. Learn more and support the campaign.

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Understanding diabetes

Understanding diabetes is the first step towards 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

WDD around
the world

Organize, promote and learn more about World Diabetes Day activites in your region.

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1 in 10 adults are living with diabetes

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.

Insulin at 100

Know your risk
of type 2 diabetes

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

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warning signs
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