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International Diabetes Federation Commits to Improving Diabetes Education Globally Through Centres of Education
Date:6/1/2008

BRUSSELS, June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- The International Diabetes Federation (IDF) today announced that it will begin designating centres of education globally to improve clinical outcomes, care and knowledge of healthcare providers and people with diabetes.

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The Federation aims to create a robust global framework for the effective implementation of diabetes education activities at the global, regional and local level. With the increasing prevalence of diabetes and the lack of properly trained healthcare providers in diabetes education and care, IDF saw the need to create IDF Centres of Education. IDF is calling for applications from institutions and member organizations that have a recognized reputation in health professional education.

"The International Diabetes Federation is the primary body that can facilitate action to fight the diabetes epidemic and its consequences. To do this we must facilitate the development of health professionals highly skilled in diabetes management. Therefore the implementation of this initiative by IDF signals a very exciting and significant milestone in our growth as an organization," said Marg McGill, IDF Senior Vice-President and Chair of the IDF Consultative Section on Diabetes Education.

Diabetes is now a global epidemic with over 250 million people living with the disease. IDF estimates that by 2025, over 380 million people will live with diabetes. The United Nations Resolution on diabetes recognized diabetes as a chronic, debilitating and costly disease associated with major complications. It urges all governments to develop national policies for the prevention, treatment and care of diabetes.

The IDF Consultative Section on Diabetes Education has been a world leader in developing resources and programmes for diabetes education that would be an asset for
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