1 :: KDA, Korean Diabetes Association ::
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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
The Celebration of World Diabetes Day

Title: Korea World Diabetes day Award / Blue lighting
Date: November 14, 2018 (PM 15:00~)
Location:
  • Seoul Station LW Convention, Grand Ballroom / Jamsil, Lotte Tower
Objective:
  • The International Diabetes Day celebration with Seoul Metropolitan Government, the Korean Diabetes Assocliation and Novonodisk will present a prize for the well-diabetic, patient, and a blue light ceremony at Jamsil Tower.
Program:
  • World Diabetes Day ceremony, Blue lighting
  • 20 patients with Type 1 diabetes and Type 2 diabetes will be given a 40 year care award.
DPN Communications Campaign

Date: From November, 2018 To April, 2019
Objective:
  • Further develop existing “소통(Communicating Pain) Campaign” to raise patient experience and direct participation
  • Raise awareness for disease by providing an accurate information to patients
  • Inform the importance of early treatment for diabetic neuropathy to prevent and cure disease smoothly
  • Develop relationship between HCP and patient and improve patient’s quality of life from the pain
Program:
  • Waiting Room: Pain Self-Efficacy Questionnaire & Digitalized medical interview
Korea-Cambodia Twinning Project
Construction of the Cambodian National Diabetes Centre
Object
  • Patient care and support for medical equipment, medicines in Cambodia.
  • Strengthening the diabetes knowledge of physicians and medical students in Cambodia.
Results:
  • On March 2010, MOU on Korea-Cambodia Twinning Project was contracted.
  • On March 2011, medical service team of Korean volunteers visited Cambodia with medical equipment and medicines.
  • On December 2012, medical service team of Korean volunteers visited Cambodia with medicines, held several seminars on diabetes education for medical personnel and patients.
  • On October 2013, a contract ($270,000) for construction of the Cambodian National Diabetes Centre was established between Korean Diabetes Association (KDA), Jeremiah’s Hope Korea, Kosamak hospital in Cambodia, and local construction contractor. A ground-breaking ceremony for the Cambodian National Diabetes Centre, sponsored by KDA and LG life science (Seoul, Korea) was celebrated.
  • On July 2015, the inauguration ceremony for Cambodia Korea Diabetes Centre was celebrated. The center will serve as the cornerstone of care for Cambodian people living with diabetes. Thus, the Korea-Cambodia Twinning Project will improve an access to treatment and care for Cambodian people living with diabetes below the poverty line, increase awareness among diabetes patients, lead to better glycaemic control and better collaboration for new diabetic patients.