Transnational diabetes guidelines from the International Diabetes Federation Clinical Guidelines Task Force and from IDF (European Region) on behalf of the St Vincent Declaration Initiative of IDF (Europe) / WHO (Regional Office for Europe)
INTERNATIONAL DIABETES GUIDELINES IDF or WHO holds the copyright of these documents
Quick links: Global Guideline Type 2 2005 Desktop Type 1 1998 Desktop Type 2 1999
WHO Diagnosis and Classification of Diabetes 1999
Arterial Risk Factors in Type 2 1997 Consensus Type 1 1993
Six documents are available on this WWW site:
IDF Clinical Guidelines Task Force 2005
An evidence-based guideline to Type 2 diabetes using a novel concept of levels of care to make it applicable across the globe.
Downloads: PDF file 550 kb; Individual chapters are available from www.idf.org [link leaves this site]
European Diabetes Policy Group 1999
An accessible (but accordingly prescriptive) and up-to-date guideline to most aspects of diabetes care for the person with Type 2 diabetes.
Downloads: Word 97 file 234 kb; HTML files as Zip file (86 kb); Acrobat Reader .pdf file (172 kb)
European Diabetes Policy Group 1998
An accessible (but accordingly prescriptive) and up-to-date guideline to most aspects of diabetes care for the insulin-dependent person.
Downloads: Word 97 file 213 kb; Word 6 file 141 kb; HTML files as Zip file (86 kb)
Report of a WHO Consultation 1999
The full text and contents of the WHO recommendations on the diagnosis and classification of diabetes mellitus.
Downloads: Acrobat Reader .pdf file (259 kb)
European Arterial Risk Factor Policy Group 1997
A guideline devoted to the concept of Type 2 diabetes as primarily a vascular disease, with detailed rationale of the arterial risk factors considered, and a patient-based management approach.
Previously published in Diabetic Medicine 1997; 14: 611-621
Downloads: Word 6 file (77 kb); HTML files as Zip file (25 kb)
European IDDM Policy Group 1993
A detailed guideline, with considerable explanation included, which has stood the test of time well.
Previously published in Diabetic Medicine 1993; 10: 990-1005
Download: HTML files as Zip file (38 kb)
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