Join the first day of the online PCDE FORUM on Thursday 16 March at 16.50-19.20 CET.
The theme is Obesity, early intervention.

Free access to live broadcast of the Forum HERE  

16th International Primary Care Diabetes Europe Conference

This conference will take place on Thursday 15, Friday 16 and Saturday 17 June 2023, in the Barcelo Sants Hotel in Barcelona.
The conference had to be postponed due to pandemic travel restrictions, but now we are looking forward to meeting you again in person for this traditional PCDE CME event.

Become a PCDE member

If you are not a registered member yet, please register here to become a member. After approval you will be granted access to the online Journal of PCDE.


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 TALKS The role of SGLT2 inhibitors in cardiorenal protection: state of the art.

The aim of this webinar is to revisit latest evidence on secondary preventive effect of SGLT2 inhibitor drugs.

The key learning objectives will be;

  1. To discuss the cardioprotective effects of SGLT2 inhibitors in terms of heart failure.
  2. To discuss the effect of SGLT2 inhibitors on kidney function

PCDE Talks – Last sessions

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

Announcement: WONCA Europe Meeting – Brussels 7-10 June 2023

WONCA Europe Meeting - Brussels 7-10 June 2023PCDE, as WESIG (WONCA Europe Special Interest Group) is invited to organize two sessions in the scientific program.Registration WONCA EUROPE meeting here 9th June  14.45 -...


Visit PCDECampus and access the courses: Enrolment is free. The management of CKD in primary care. A disease state approach to pharmacological management of type 2 diabetes in primary care Position Statement by Primary Care Diabetes Europe

Overcoming clinical inertia in T2D: Registration open

PCDE is delighted to endorse the ‘Overcoming clinical inertia in T2D’ webinar by Springer Healthcare IME. Watch Melanie Davies, Xavier Cos and Paola Fioretto in the 60-minute CME accredited, discussion- and case-based webinar aiming to look at the causes and consequences of clinical inertia in T2D management and strategies to avoid it.

South Asian Health Foundation Conference, on Thursday 13th and Friday 14th October

This year is a special year for us as we celebrate our 23rd anniversary. Our conference in October is focussed on diabetes, Covid-19 and Mental Health. The audience of 500 plus delegates will be a mix of HCPs including GPs, Specialist and Practice nurses involved with...