Dialeb’s president Dr. Jackie Maalouf attended in International Diabetes Federation IDF Congress in Abu Dhabi and Dialeb was voted officially a full member of IDF in the global session. Highly educational sessions and important material enriched the content of this congress where all participants, speakers and attendees aimed to stand up for the diabetes patients around the globe. We at Dialeb will continue with our efforts to fight diabetes and strive to raise the awareness levels in our community while always working to develop new programs and better campaigns. #IDF2017 A total of 7534 participants from 182 countries enjoyed a scientific programme that provided the latest developments in diabetes clinical practice, management, education, prevalence and public health issues. Spread over 4.5 days, 330 top-level speakers shared their knowledge in over 160 hours of sessions and 1000 posters were displayed and discussed in lively e-poster sessions. Accredited with 25 CME credits, the IDF 2017 scientific programme was an invaluable live learning experience! Recognized for the unique variety and high quality of its programme, the IDF Congress targets all professionals in the field of diabetes, from clinicians and physicians to educators, public health specialists, epidemiologists, as well as policy makers and advocates. Until Bussan 2019 !