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Deadline extension for IDF Young Leaders applications -08 June 2017

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Young Leaders in Diabetes Application deadline extended to 8th June 2017.

The IDF Young Leaders in Diabetes (YLD) Programme was established in 2011 and aims to empower and educate young people living with diabetes to become advocates for themselves and others living with diabetes worldwide. The Young Leaders are committed to raising awareness of diabetes by being a powerful voice for prevention, education, access to quality care improved quality of life, and the end of discrimination worldwide.

The programme runs over a two year period commencing at the IDF World Congress in Abu Dhabi in December 2017. Successful candidates will be expected to fund the travel to Abu Dhabi for the training, but accommodation and food costs will be covered by the YLD programme.

Successful candidates will be expected to conduct a project; Diabetes NZ will require regular reporting on YLD activities over the 2 year programme.

https://www.idf.org/our-network/young-leaders/meet-the-young-leaders

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2016 McLaren Winner Announced

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Diabetes Youth New Zealand and Diabetes New Zealand:

Our successful McLaren applicant for 2016 is Nicole Chan. She is from Wellington and you will be hearing more about her in the coming months. Congratulations Nicole.

All who applied this year were to a very high standard and should be very proud of themselves.

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2016 John McLaren Youth Awards

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Applications are now open for the 2016 John McLaren Youth Awards!

The John McLaren Youth Awards are a joint venture between Diabetes New Zealand and Diabetes Youth New Zealand, recognising excellence in the academic, sporting or cultural fields.
Links to the application process and previous winners below:

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DYNZ Family Conference Speakers

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We are starting to announce our speakers for the Family Conference in March 2015.  As we are only starting to gather each speakers bio’s, this page will be updated weekly so please continue to check back often!

Check out who is Speaking at the Family Conference in March 2015. Click Here!