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News / August 13, 2018

ISPAD’s Global Vision & Committed Local Champions

ISPAD is proud to announce the following destinations for its upcoming conferences: 

ISPAD’s Global Vision & Committed Local Champions


News / May 29, 2018

New ISPAD membership flyer

The new ISPAD membership flyer is now available in a downloadable version.

Click here to download it.


News / May 25, 2018

Changes to the ISPAD Legal Notice and Private Policy


On May 25, 2018, we are updating our Legal Notice and Private Policy to ensure our privacy guidelines keep step with best practices. We encourage you to read them carefully.  Using our website after that date will indicate your agreement to be bound by the new Legal Notice and Private Policy.

Here are the key updates:

  • Easier to read and navigate: we have reorganized the 2 documents, making it easier to understand ISPAD’s relationship with its members and website users
  • GDPR compliance: You can, at any time, request the following:
    • Be permanently deleted from our records
    • Access, correction, edit or deletion of the data we hold about you
    • Portability of the data we hold about you
    • Opt-out of inclusion of your data in a specific project (newsletter, postal mailing etc.)

Please be assured we will treat your information with the utmost care and will never sell it to third parties for marketing purposes. Should you have any question, do not hesitate to contact us at

Thank you,

your ISPAD Secretariat


News / April 24, 2018

ISPAD 2018 Abstract submission open!

Come and join the 44th Annual ISPAD Conference that will be held in Hyderabad, India from Thursday, October 11 to Sunday, October 14, 2018!You have until Mai 15, 2018 to submit your abstract.

More information on


News / February 23, 2018

Research Fellowship in Diabetes opportunity (1 year)

A one-year Research Fellowship opportunity in Diabetes funded jointly by Diabetes UK and the Addenbrooke’s Charitable Trust (ACT) has just been advertised.  These fellowships, based in Cambridge, are designed to provide research experience prior to applications for higher research training and PhD programmes. 

For further details, click here!


News / December 21, 2017

Job advertissement - Locum Consultant Paediatric Endoctrinologist

The South South West Hospital Group would like to invite applicants for the following post: Locum Consultant Paediatric Endoctrinologist in Cork, Ireland.



News / January 16, 2017

Camp and "Family -Fun Day" for Children with Type 1 Diabetes in Kota, India

On the occasion of World Diabetes Day 14th Nov. 2016, ISPAD member Dr. G.D. Ramchandani was engaged in a one day free camp and "Family-Fun Day", organized for children with type 1 diabetes registered under project of IDF-LFAC. In total, 38 children with parents, attended the camp. Besides a Q&A and group diabetes education sessions, all children had a free HbA1c test. The average HbA1c was 8.9%, which demonstrates the positive impact such programs are having.

ISPAD is glad to have such engaged members fighting locally against diabetes in the young. We are looking forward to the Annual Conference 2018 in Hyderabad, India!

NEWS / October 10, 2016

The ISPAD Science School for Physicians convened in Jevnaker, Norway from 25-30 September, 2016 under the direction of Lars Krogvold. There were 18 physician delegates from 13 countries and 5 continents. Sponsors were Lilly, Sanofi and Abbot.

Read full report

NEWS / September 7, 2016

ISPAD - a worldwide scientific society concentrating on all aspects of diabetes in children, adolescents and young adults, and JDRF - the leading research and advocacy organization funding type 1 diabetes (T1D) research, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding, that initiates the co-sponsorship of 4 ISPAD - JDRF Research Fellowships, all up to 25.000 USD, offering diabetes researchers funding for at least six months of research in a recognized ISPAD center of excellence.


These grants are for ISPAD members below age 40, who wish to pursue a career in diabetes related research.


Call for applications will be published in March 2017.
See this LINK for more details


NEWS / August 29, 2016

ISPAD Articles of Association


In September 2016, ISPAD Members will be invited to vote on a Special Resolution to change ISPAD's current Articles of Association.

Click here to view the revised* articles!


NEWS / June 26, 2016

Nominations for ISPAD office 2016 - click here to read more.

Do you want to contribute more to ISPAD and help us to fulfil our mission?

The following positions will be available and e-voted on before our next General Assembly in October 2016:

  • Treasurer (2017-2019)
  • Advisory Council (2016-2018)
    (2 physicians and 1 healthcare professional)    

Forward your completed nominee/nomination form to ISPAD's Secretary General - by August 8, 2016.

Click here for more details


NEWS / June 17, 2016

Invitation to apply for hosting ISPAD Science School for Physicians

Traditionally, the Board has selected the organization and sponsorship for these prestigious schools, but from 2017 onwards we would like to invite those members, who are interested to organize the school to submit their application.

Deadline for applications to host ISPAD SSP in 2017 is July 15, 2016.


Click here to see more details 

NEWS / June 17, 2016  


Pediatric Diabetes Impact Factor!
Congratulations to Mark Sperling and the Editorial Board of Pediatric Diabetes for their great achievement in getting an excellent ranking for our Society's Journal!

Current impact factor of Pediatric Diabetes is...

Click the link to see more details 


NEWS / April 10, 2016  

ISPAD Science School for Physicians 2016

Dear ISPAD members and trainees,

It is our pleasure to inform you that the application for the 2016 ISPAD Research School for Physicians is open.
Dates: September 25-30 September 2016
Location: Jevnaker, Norway

Convener of this science school is Lars Krogvold, and it will be held in Jevnaker, a village close to Oslo.

Click here to see more information about the ISPAD SSP 2016! 


RESOURCE / March 1, 2016

13th Science School for Health Professionals

Valencia, Spain, October 23-25, 2016

We are pleased to announce that you can now apply for the 13th ISPAD Science School for Healthcare Professionals, which will take place three days before the ISPAD’s 42nd Annual Conference in Valencia, Spain. The three day Science School is a foundation course in research methodology designed for allied healthcare professionals (dietitians, nurses, psychologists, and social workers) who have or wish to develop a research interest in diabetes in children and adolescents.

Closing date for applications: March 31st, 2016 (CET)

Click here for more information 



NEWS / February 15, 2016  

ISPAD Prizes & Fellowships 2016!

Dear Colleagues and Friends,

It is my pleasure to announce that the nominations and applications for ISPAD prizes and Fellowships are online!

Selection will take place mid-June and all awardees will be notified before July 1, 2016. 

Click here to read more.

NEWS / January 31, 2016  

ISPAD Guidelines - 50.000 views!

The 2014 Clinical Practice Consensus Guidelines have had almost 50,000 Page Views in 2015!

Thank you to all those who contributed to the discussions of the chapters on ISPAD’s Forums last year (ca. 13,000 Page Views), helping us fulfill our motto “a better world for children with diabetes”

Thank you! 

Click here to see the page with the 2014 Clinical Practice Consensus Guidelines



NEWS / December 26, 2015   


ISPAD/ASPED/Lilly Postgraduate Course

12th-14th May, 2016, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

The second ISPAD/ASPED/Lilly Diabetes postgraduate course is an initiative by the Arab Society of Paediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes (ASPED) in collaboration with ISPAD and is exclusively sponsored by Lilly.

Click here and read more about ISPAD/ASPED/Lilly Postgraduate Course


NEWS / December 18, 2015 

Join the SWEET Project!

As part of the ISPAD strategic document for 2015-2017, we have included a drive to have as many centers as possible begin collecting HbA1c and other data in a register...

Read the ISPAD President's Ragnar Hanas letter about the SWEET Project! 


NEWS / November 29, 2015 

ISPAD+APEG 2015: Highlights

Click the link and read the report with highlights from the ISPAD Annual Meeting 2015 in Brisbane




NEWS / November 27, 2015 

ISPAD and IDF Sign Memorandum of Understanding

Fittingly, on World Diabetes Day (14th November 2015), ISPAD and the International Diabetes Federation (IDF) signed a joint Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to promote and direct joint areas of working together to improve the outcome and the care of young people with diabetes across the World.

Read more about the ISPAD-IDF Memorandum of Understanding.

NEWS / November 1, 2015


12th ISPAD Science School for Health Professionals (SSHP) - Report
4th-6th October 2015, Brisbane, Australia

The ISPAD Science School continues to demonstrate productively the need for research training in non-medical health professions. High quality worldwide applications were received which demonstrates the continued popularity of the School and the desire for allied health diabetes team members to advance their research knowledge and skills. The 12th ISPAD Science School was held in Brisbane, Australia preceding the ISPAD Annual Conference Meeting.

Click here to read the full report

 NEWS / October 9, 2015  


The results of ISPAD elections 2015!

Click this link and check out who will join Executive Committee and Advisory Board.

Congratulations to all elected!

NEWS / October 9, 2015   


ISPAD Prizes & Fellowships winners 2015
Check on the website ISPAD Prize Winners and who was awarded with ISPAD Fellowships in 2015. Congratulations to all awardees! 

NEWS / April 5, 2015


ISPAD Fellowships 2015

Dear colleagues and friends,

It is my pleasure to announce that the application and nominations for ISPAD Fellowships and Prizes are online!

Deadline for applications: May 8, 2015.

Selection will take place mid June and all awardees will be notified before July 1, 2015.

Click here to read more

NEWS / January 31, 2015


DIP-Course (Postgraduate Course) in Indonesia

Jakarta, Indonesia, October 23-24, 2014

At the end October 2014, the very dynamic team from Indonesia, Jakarta, organized in collaboration with ISPAD, a postgraduate course on childhood diabetes in Jakarta.

Just before the meeting a visit to the new Pediatric Clinic was combined with case presentation and discussion and meeting with some of the children.

Click here to read more



NEWS / December 10, 2014

Pediatric Diabetes Recommends in December

The editors of Pediatric Diabetes recommend the following articles for your consideration:

Click here to read more

NEWS / December 10, 2014


Quickfire Question & Answer with Professor Zvi Laron, ISPAD (ISGD) Founding Member

This year ISPAD celebrated its 40th anniversary. ISPAD was founded as ISGD, the International Study Group for Diabetes (in childhood and adolescence) in 1974. Professor Zvi Laron, ISPAD (ISGD) Founding Member and Professor Emeritus of Pediatric Endocrinology at Tel Aviv University's Sackler Faculty of Medicine was interviewed on this occasion.

Click here to read more



NEWS / November 4, 2014

The results of ISPAD Elections 2014!


Dear colleagues and friends,

The e-voting has been open since October and many members have taken the opportunity to vote for the ISPAD Advisory Council (2014-2016) and Treasurer (2015-2017).

It must have been a difficult choice with such a dedicated group of candidates. For those who were not elected this year, we very much hope that you will remain active within the society. We would welcome your application to run in the next elections!
For now we are pleased to announce the results of the 2014 Elections!

Click here to read more



NEWS / October 22, 2014

Pediatric Diabetes recommends in October


The editors of Pediatric Diabetes recommend the following articles for your consideration:

Click here to read more



NEWS / October 15, 2014

ISPAD 2014 - Report from the New ISPAD President

Dear ISPAD members,

Click here to read more                                                                                                   


NEWS / October 7, 2014

ISPAD Elections 2014 are now closed

Dear ISPAD Members,
Following the technical problems in e-voting prior to the Annual General Meeting in Toronto and the subsequent cancellation of the e-voting results by the election scrutineers, a thorough revision of the e-voting process has been undertaken.

The e-voting for Advisory Council Members and Treasurer wasre-opened. E-voting was available to ISPAD Members during the following period:

Click here to read more



NEWS / September 30, 2014

Report from the 11th ISPAD Science School for Health Professionals

The 11th ISPAD Science School for Health Professionals (SSHP) was conducted in Toronto 31st August to 2nd September 2014. It was attended by 15 international students; 5 from Australia, 2 from USA, 2 from India, and 1 each from Belgium, Canada, Chile, Israel, New Zealand and Poland. There was also a good spread of disciplines including 4 dietitians, 5 diabetes nurse educators, 3 psychologists and 3 social workers.

Click here to read more 



NEWS / September 8, 2014

E-Voting will be repeated

Dear friends and colleagues

As mentioned at the General Meeting this Friday (5th of September 2014), the scrutineers of the e-voting results have declared that the results are invalid. Despite extensive testing  prior to the start of the e-voting, a human error has caused the loss of all votes.

We deeply apologize for this. The IT and management committee are preparing a new e-voting procedure. You will receive further information in due course.

Kind regards

Carine de Beaufort

Secretary General

Click here to read more

NEWS / September 6, 2014


Awardees of Oral and Poster Presentation

ISPAD is proud to announce the winners of the Best Poster Presentation Prize:

- Eman AlShehri from Canada, with a poster on Examination of diabetes nurse educator guided diabetes care team in pediatric type 1 diabetes (poster number: 128)
- Meranda Nakhla from Canada, with a poster on The effect of primary care access on DKA risk at disease onset: a population-based study (poster number: 185)

Click here to read more            


NEWS / August 4, 2014 

President's Letter: New Structure of Advisory Council      

Click here to read more                                                                                                     

NEWS / July 28, 2014


ISPAD Nominations – Treasurer and Advisory Board

Dear ISPAD Members,


Click here to read more                                                                                                      



NEWS / July 17, 2014


ISPAD Prizes 2014 go to...

ISPAD would like to congratulate all prize winners in 2014 and would like to thank those, whose grants have made these awards possible.

Click here to read more 

NEWS / July 15, 2014


ISPAD Fellowships 2014 - awarded

Every year ISPAD members have a chance to apply for an ISPAD Fellowship. International Society for Pediatric and Adolescent Diabetes gives 2 fellowships, that are intended to cover travel and living expenses during the time of the research project. The competition this year was really good and ISPAD Executive Committee received excellent appliactions rendering the choice difficult! After intensive discussion it was decided to award:

Click here to read more 



NEWS / July 10, 2014


The latest ISPAD Newsletter!

Dear ISPAD Members & Friends,

Click here to read more                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    


NEWS / July 10, 2014


Nominations for ISPAD office

Do you want to contribute more to ISPAD and help us to fulfil our mission? Following positions will be available and e- voted before our next General Assembly September 2014. Allow your name to be put forward for the function of:

Click here to read more         

NEWS / June 30, 2014


5th ASPAE Meeting in Dar-es-Salaam in Tanzania, 14th-16th May 2014


ASPAE is a young and growing organization, founded in 2009, supported by ISPAD, ESPE and other international organizations. The 5th ASPAE (African Society for Paeditaric & Adolescent Endocrinology) took part in Dar-es-Salaam/Tanzania 14th – 16th May.

Click here to read more 


NEWS / June 10, 2014


Currently in Pediatric Diabetes (June 2014)

The editors of Pediatric Diabetes recommend the following articles for your consideration:

Cerebral Edema in Diabetic Ketoacidosis: A Symposium

Click here to read more                                                                                           


NEWS / May 12, 2014

Diabetes in Practice in Nigeria

Click here to read more                                                                                         

NEWS / May 2, 2014

Report from the ISPAD Research School for Physicians 2014

The ISPAD Research School for Physicians convened in Boston, Massachusetts at the Joslin Diabetes Center, Harvard Medical School April 6-11, 2014, under the direction of Lori Laffel MD MPH. There were 25 delegates in attendance, representing 16 countries and 5 continents, including North America, South America, Europe, Africa, and Asia. There was a core faculty of 7 consisting of 6 pediatric endocrinologists along with 1 behavioral scientist, 8 additional Joslin/Harvard faculty, and 1 external faculty from the sponsor Sanofi.

Click here to read more

NEWS / April 4, 2014

ISPAD Newsletter April 2014

Dear ISPAD Members & Friends,                                                                                         

Clik here to read more

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