COPES Spring Newsletter 2008

The Presidents and Secretaries of the existing pediatric endocrine societies established in 1989 a Communication Office of the Pediatric Endocrine Societies (COPES). The biannual newsletter publishes information on the meetings of the affiliated societies and other meetings of interest to pediatric endocrinology and diabetology.


The 2009 ISPAD Clinical Practice Consensus Guidelines have now been published as a compendium in a Supplement to Pediatric Diabetes. We thank the international writing teams for their efforts in writing and updating these guidelines. The editors have been: Ragnar Hanas, Kim Donaghue, Georgeanna Klingensmith and Peter GF Swift.

ISPAD Newsletter Winter/Spring 2004

Dear members
The Steering Committee (President, Secretary General and Treasurer ) wish you all a belated but successful, healthy 2004 and hope you will join us in as many ISPAD activities as possible this year especially the exciting 30th Annual Scientific Meeting at the magnificent Raffles Convention Centre in Singapore, November 3-6th.

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ISPAD Prizes

ISPAD has 4 prizes available yearly:
ISPAD Prize of Achievement
ISPAD Award for Education and Advocacy
ISPAD Young Investigator Award
The ISPAD Prize for Innovation in Pediatric Diabetes Care

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2010 Consensus Statement on the Worldwide Standardization of HbA1c

ISPAD initiated the second HbA1c consensus meeting at IDF in Montreal. Download the publication in Pediatric Diabetes.

IDF/ISPAD 2011 Global Guideline for Diabetes in Childhood and Adolescence

The current guideline has been developed by ISPAD and the International Diabetes Federation. While there is extensive evidence on the optimal management of type 1 diabetes, unfortunately such care is not reaching many people who could benefit. Guidelines are one part of a process which seeks to address those problems.

Chapter 2: Presentation and phases of diabetes

Jennifer Couper, Kim Donaghue. Published in Pediatric Diabetes 2009(Suppl 12);10:13-16.