1 :: KDA, Korean Diabetes Association ::
Publications
Diabetes and Metabolism Journal: 6 times a year
The Journal of Korean Diabetes : 4 times a year
Diabetes Newsletter: 4 times a year
Open event for the Public
Challenge 100 Campaign

Date: August 16 ~ 17
Location:
  • Busan, Korea
Objective:
  • Korea Diabetes Association, in partnership with International Diabetes Federation and Sanofi Korea, held a public campaign to raise awareness on diabetes prevention in Haeundae, Busan, Korea’s most popular summer beach destination during Korea’s summer vacation peak season.
Program:
  • Challenge 100 booths offered various participatory activities focusing on diabetes prevention. 15 KDA members were also at the scene helping visitors check their risk level for diabetes, and provide diabetes prevention information. The campaign title “Challenge 100” is a challenge to the public to reach and maintain a healthy blood sugar level of 100.
Results:
  • 40,763 citizens from Korea and overseas visited Challenge 100 booths over the 2-day period. And the campaign generated 163 media coverages.
Public Health Campaign “Happy Together”

Purpose:
This movement focuses on educating the recommended lifestyle on prevention of diabetes and providing helpful information to people. It is co-planned by EBS Radio & Gyeonggi center for Hypertension and Diabetes
  • Well known as good food for blood sugar but they cause blood sugar to rise highly.
  • - Diabetes and complications
  • - Diabetes Management
  • - Life style modification
Period: July – November 2019
Broadcast: EBS FM Radio (104.5 MHz)
Healthcare Talk Show

Date: July 19 and September 20
Venue: Lotte Department Store Ilsan Event Hall, Seoul City Hall Tae-Pyung Hall Objective:
  • Korean Diabetes Association in partnership with Chongkundang Pharmaceutical and Daewoong Pharmaceutical held a talkhow to provide information about diabetes’s symtoms and prevention.
Agenda:
  • Part 1 – Lecture, Part 2 – Talk Show, Part 3 – Q/A
The Celebration of World Diabetes Day

Title: World Diabetes Day celebration & Blue lighting ceremony in Korea
Date: November 12, 2019 (PM 14:00~)
Venue: Seoul City Hall / Seoul Gwanghwamun Square Objective:
  • To raise public awareness of diabetes and emphasize importance of managing diabetes based on family cooperation and support
Program:
  • KDA awards for excellent lifelong diabetes management (awarded 20 diabetic patients who have managed their disease in exemplarily)
  • Blue lighting ceremony
  • Media contest for treating and preventing diabetes