17 September 2019, Barcelona – Spain

Influenza/Diabetes Community Roundtable gathering 2019

On 17 September 2019, the influenza/diabetes community met again to discuss its achievements and to investigate new opportunities for collaboration and awareness raising activities.

Download the Influenza Diabetes Commitment paper here.

On 25 October 2017, the diabetes community joined forces to pave the way towards an improved protection of diabetes patients.

18 September 2019, Barcelona – Spain

ESWI satellite symposium ‘Why influenza is a dangerous disease for people with diabetes’

ESWI secured a satellite symposium slot during the 55th EASD Annual Meeting (16-20 September, 2019). Marco Goeijenbier and Luc Martinez presented a scientific symposium programme to review current and new data on influenza vaccination of people with diabetes.
This represented a unique opportunity to integrate the topic of influenza vaccination of people with diabetes in meetings and conferences of the Community partners.


  • Marco Goeijenbier: Benefits of flu vaccination for persons with diabetes mellitus: A review
  • Luc Martinez: The risk of flu in patients with diabetes

Download the satellite symposium meeting report here.

8 November 2018, Leuven – Belgium

Establishment Influenza/diabetes community

ESWI proudly facilitated the formation of an influenza/diabetes community on 8 November 2018 in Leuven.