It’s World Diabetes Day 2018

14 November 2018
Source: IAPB

As the incidence of diabetes increases worldwide, so too will the number of people living with its complications including visual loss and blindness. The IAPB Global Compendium of Good Practice explains how we can prevent this future today. In the UK there is a comprehensive Diabetic eye screening programme for diabetic retinopathy. Diabetic eye screening is a key part of

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Today is World Diabetes Day WDD 2017 and the theme is Women and Diabetes

14 November 2017
Source: World Diabetes Dayt

The World Diabetes Day 2017 campaign will promote the importance of affordable and equitable access for all women at risk for or living with diabetes to the essential diabetes medicines and technologies, self-management education and information they require to achieve optimal diabetes outcomes and strengthen their capacity to prevent type 2 diabetes. Further information is available HERE Diabetes can affect

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New landmark study reveals adults with diabetes at unnecessary risk of vision loss

14 November 2016
Source: DR Barometer

The DR Barometer a study of almost 7,000 adults with diabetes and health care professionals from 41 countries highlights the urgent need for clear patient care pathways and robust, responsive health systems around the world to prevent unnecessary vision loss associated with diabetes.1

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VISION 2020 UK supports the call to action for World Diabetes Day

14 November 2016
Source: VISION 2020 UK

The campaign is to encourage individuals and organisations to get screened or organise and facilitate screenings for type 2 diabetes and complications, particularly diabetic retinopathy.

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