PCDE is in close collaboration with the leading European organizations in Family Medicine/General Practice/ Primary Care (WONCA Europe) and Diabetes Care (EASD) and strives to provide a link between primary care and specialist care being an opinion leader for best clinical practice for diabetic individuals and their families and carers in primary health care.
PCDE is also active on the field of advocacy being a member of the ECD (European Coalition for Diabetes) operating on EU level.
With its indexed scientific journal “Primary Care Diabetes” 6 issues p.a. published by Elsevier and distributed for free to all PCDE members, PCDE is striving to foster evidence based, state of the art clinical diabetology practice among its members and excellency in primary care diabetology research.
PCDE organises annual conferences, either joint meetings with Partner organisations (during EASD 2016 together with DESG) or stand alone conferences, the latest one being the 14th International PCDE Scientific Meeting in Barcelona, Spain, in April 2016.
PCDE operates an official website to inform about PCDE activities and events relevant to the diabetes primary care community.
With its European GP network of the EASD Primary Care Research Study Group and its good relationship with industry partners, PCDE constantly strives to create opportunities for GPs for state of the art primary care diabetology research.