Who is the Austrian Diabetes Association (ÖDG)?
The Austrian Diabetes Association (ÖDG) is the medical-scientific association of Austrian experts on diabetes. Its central aim is research and to support scientific exchange of all researchers and medical doctors active in the realm of diabetology.
European Diabetes Round Table - abstract from the Austrian Diabetes Association
Diabetes has become a huge health problem and socio-economic burden affecting more than 50 million Europeans. Although it´s well known that diabetes is highly associated with micro- and macrovascular disease potentially leading to blindness, amputation, nephropathy, cardiovascular disease and also increased mortality, diabetes ? in contrast to disorders such cancer or coronary heart disease - is commonly not perceived as a severe and potentially life-threatening disease. However, awareness of diabetes is necessary to allow effective preventive and also therapeutic measures. more ...
NEW IDF FIGURES SHOW CONTINUED INCREASE IN DIABETES ACROSS THE GLOBE, REITERATING THE NEED FOR URGENT ACTION
425 million adults are currently living with diabetes.
IDF launches 8th edition of the IDF Diabetes Atlas at event in Brussels to mark World Diabetes Day.
World Diabetes Day activities around the world highlight the impact of diabetes on women. more ...
IDF Europe 2017 Summer Newsletter
IDF Europe 2017 Summer Newsletter is out! You can read about our members associations’ activities, the successful Youth Leadership Camp in Romania and the scheduled events for the World Diabetes Day in November!
Thanks and Kind regards,
IDF Europe Team
Click here to read the full version of the Newsletter.
Austrian Diabetes Report 2013
Short Version English: Definition – classification – diagnosis, Causes and risk factors, Frequency, Consequences, Treatment, Early detection and prevention, Gender aspects
Austrian Diabetes Association
Währingerstrasse 76 / 13
A- 1090 Wien
Tel. + 43 (0) 650 / 770 33 78
Fax. + 43 (01) 264 52 29
Austrian Diabetes Charta Adopted
The Austrian Diabetes Association (Österreichische Diabetes Gesellschaft - “ÖDG”) recently adopted the Austrian Diabetes Charta as a groundbreaking document outlining strategies against the widespread disease diabetes (with an estimated number of 600,000 sufferers in Austria, tendency increasing). The Austrian Minister of health, Alois Stöger, and the provinces Salzburg and Styria have already expressed their support for the charta, other leading organisations like the social insurance carriers shall also be involved.
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