16th PCDE conference - Barcelona 2022

We are delighted to announce the new dates for the 16th International PCDE conference. This conference, which we had to cancel in 2020 due to the pandemic, will be live again in Barcelona, as is our tradition, on 26,27 and 28 May 2022.

PCDE Talks – Last sessions

PCDE educational initiatives for primary care providers on management of type 2 diabetes

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Welcome to PCDE

“Primary Care Diabetes Europe (PCDE) welcomes all healthcare professionals working for people with diabetes in a community setting.

PCDE offers:
an organisation representing your interests in major European organisations at political and professional levels, with the aim of highlighting the importance of the development of high quality diabetes services in all countries.

a recognised Academic Journal publishing original research – “Primary Care Diabetes”

PCDE is involved with and encourages research concerning Diabetes and all different aspects of its management in Primary Care.

PCDE organises a pan-European conference highlighting developments and challenges in Primary Care Diabetes management, the latest one was in April 2016.

PCDE forms an important link between Primary Care Diabetes societies where they exist across Europe, encouraging collaboration and the sharing of good practice.

The most important goal of PCDE is to support ‘best practice’ in diabetes care across Europe, for the benefit of all people with diabetes.


Primary Care Diabetes is the official journal of Primary Care Diabetes Europe (PCDE).

The journal publishes original research articles and high-quality reviews in the fields of clinical care, diabetes education, nutrition, health services, psychosocial research and epidemiology as far as is relevant for diabetology in a primary-care setting.

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PCDE’s latest publication

Benefits and harms of sodium-glucose co-transporter-2 inhibitors (SGLT2-I) and renin–angiotensin–aldosterone system inhibitors (RAAS-I) versus SGLT2-Is alone in patients with type 2 diabetes: A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials.Samuel...

New series of PCDE Talks – The dates will be published soon

PCDE continues its educational virtual activity, PCDE Talks. A series of periodic CME accredited webinars with exciting "talks" about trending topics to inform primary care professionals about the latest evidence and best practice in the diabetes field. In each...

EUDF webinar, 4 June. “Self-care, digitalisation and technology: how to scale up and promote best practices?”

This event will take place between 20:05 and 21:05 (CET) on 4 June 2021. The event is being organised in collaboration between the European Diabetes Forum (EUDF) and the Advanced Technologies and Treatments for Diabetes conference (ATTD). The session will be...

PCDE Talks – upcoming dates

All webinars are CME accredited We hope to welcome you again in this interactive online activity. New series of PCDE Talks The dates (in fall/winter) will be published soon  Session 1Rationale for a proactive approach: impact of therapeutic inertia on quality of...