Spoon full of sugar, with the logo of Chronic Buddy and this sentence : what is diabetes?

What is diabetes?

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Chronic Buddy focuses a large part of its activities on diabetes, one of the most common chronic non-communicable diseases in the world: 425 million adults (1 in 11) and 1 million children are affected (IDF figures 2018). Many clichés and stereotypes are associated with the massive development of diabetes in the world, which reinforces discriminations […]

Colombian landscape with the quote of Emile Zola: "nothing develops intelligence like travels"

3 issues to overcome when you plan to travel abroad with a chronic illness

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« Rien ne développe l’intelligence comme les voyages. » disait Émile Zola. D’après l’enquête OpinionWay pour 20 Minutes et Nomad Education réalisée en 2018, 75 % des jeunes âgés de 18 à 30 ans rêvent de partir à l’étranger pour une période longue (plus de trois mois). Partir à l’étranger est source d’apprentissage, de découverte de soi, […]

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What is a chronic illness?


Chronic Buddy’s mission is to make it easier for people with chronic diseases to go abroad. However, there are a number of definitions of this type of disease, which can have an impact on the estimation of the number of people affected, consequences and needs of patients. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), chronic […]