oa Journal of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Diabetes in South Africa - World Diabetes Congress - Cape Town 2006 : editorial
|Article Title||World Diabetes Congress - Cape Town 2006 : editorial|
|© Publisher:||Medpharm Publications|
|Journal||Journal of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Diabetes in South Africa|
|Author||Dinky Levitt and Fraser Pirie|
|Publication Date||Nov 2005|
Extracted from text ... JEMDSA 80 November 2005, Vol. 10, No. 3 The International Diabetes Federation (IDF) is a global non-governmental organisation with more than 190 member associations in over 140 countries. Consequently it represents millions of people with diabetes, their families and others who care for them. The IDF mission is to 'promote diabetes care, prevention and a cure worldwide'. As such it acts as an advocate for people with diabetes and their health care providers. The IDF holds an international congress in a different location every 3 years. The last congresses have taken place in Mexico (Mexico City), Finland (Helsinki) and ..
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