The International Diabetes Federation (IDF) has pledged to create global diabetes information centres to help improve clinical outcomes amongst diabetics . The centres will provide care and knowledge to help both those with diabetes and healthcare providers.
The IDF has pledged to build a global framework to improve diabetes education . Diabetes is becoming increasingly more prevalent throughout the world, and many healthcare providers are not properly trained to deal with the situation.
The Senior Vice-President and Chair of the IDF Consultative Section on Diabetes Educatio, Marg McGill, reportedly commented: “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.”

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