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Table 2 Global Responses and Progress resulting from the Unite for Diabetes campaign

From: The Unite for Diabetes campaign: Overcoming constraints to find a global policy solution

Global Response What the Unite for Diabetes campaign adds Example/Achievement
Global advocacy Global coalition of 190 IDF member associations from 150+ countries Campaign kits provided to members of the global diabetes community Blue circle and pins for solidarity Includes youth Changing Diabetes Barometer allows for measurability of the diabetes pandemic, crucial for driving global awareness and action
Partnerships and interactions Collaboration between IDF and pharmaceutical companies [Novo Nordisk, GlaxoSmithKline, LifeScan, Lilly, Merck, Pfizer, Bayer HealthCare, Lloyds Pharmacy, Novartis, Sanofi Aventis, Abbott Diabetes Care] Largest ever diabetes coalition of IDF member associations, professional societies, charities and industry Novo Nordisk Changing Diabetes Leadership Forum brought together policymakers, government officials, international and patient organizations, healthcare professionals, people with diabetes and media from 20 countries to address diabetes needs
Capacity and resources Gives countries capacity and encouragement to develop national diabetes plans; resources should follow as countries place diabetes higher on agendas Motivates global diabetes community to coordinate better World Diabetes Foundation The December 2006 passage of the UN Resolution will facilitate these processes.
Global norms and standards UNR urges all governments to create national diabetes plans for the prevention, treatment and care of diabetes  
Reorientation of health services UNR calls on all nations to develop national policies for the prevention, treatment and care of diabetes