Diabetes is a chronic condition caused by the body’s inability to produce or make use of insulin
Disease awareness section where you can access information and resources to educate and motivate people living with diabetes
Obesity has been recognised by health organisations including the WHO as a chronic disease that requires long-term management
Haemophilia is an inherited (congenital) bleeding disorder that affects males
Growth Hormone is crucial to the healthy development and functioning of the human body
HRT is used to treat climacteric symptoms of women in different stages of the menopause
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With millions displaced by war, business has a key role in helping refugees integrate, contribute and flourish in society.
For Muslim people living with diabetes, the fasting month of Ramadan can be challenging. A campaign in Algeria is helping balance their health and their religion during Ramadan.
It may not make a huge difference in the big carbon emissions picture, but small steps also count.
What do you do on World Diabetes Day (WDD) when you have an inhuman situation in a war zone? Our colleagues in Libya give you insights from the field.
2016 was a high impact year for Novo Nordisk's TakeAction programme
The view on obesity is slowly changing, but there are still many myths about the disease that all contribute to creating barriers for proper treatment.
A commitment to children with type 1 diabetes and the growing uptake and use of mobile technology in Africa were the catalysts for action on the ground – and in cyberspace.
Helen McGuire from PATH and Aura Adriana Vilhelmsen from Novo Nordisk work together to advocate for better access to diabetes medicines and technologies in Africa.
Most companies involve consumers as early as possible in the development of a new product or service. In the pharmaceutical industry, working with the end customer is easier said than done.
From Tangiers in the North to Cape Town in the South. The African continent is huge and diverse – and so is Novo Nordisk’s approach to the rapidly growing region.
What happens if you take 18 talented boys with type 1 diabetes and put them together in one house?
Can your peers help prevent type 2 diabetes? Henriette Curtz Jansen from Copenhagen municipality thinks so and shares how peer networks have been successful in Denmark.
Johannesburg is feeling the burden of type 2 diabetes, but according to Dr Basu the answer is multi-sectorial collaboration.
What’s cooking in the urban kitchen? Unfortunately in many city kitchens, the answer is either not much or something premade, easy and not always the healthiest.
Why might cities be the best place for social change to happen? Who better to answer this than Mark Watts, Executive Director of C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group (C40).
When a child is diagnosed with diabetes, the whole family is affected as they must all adjust to a new way of living. Family members can play a big role in helping their children manage their treatment with confidence.
An employee-driven project has established a fund to help Vietnamese children suffering from a chronic disease.
Every morning when he wakes up, 20-year-old Tanner Barton of Muncie, Indiana sends his mother a text message to let her know he’s still alive
Patients and plastic food are important ingredients in a patient support programme launched by Novo Nordisk’s fast growing affiliate in Colombia.
With the adoption of the new Sustainable Development Goals, sustainable development has become a universal concern that must be addressed in both low- and high income countries.
Being treated for ‘Small for Gestational Age’ helped give Will the confidence to imagine his current life as a Kart racer.
Diana Blankman and her colleagues work with strategic social investments and partnerships. But how is this related to Novo Nordisk’s business and how do they select which projects to support?
Our Base of the Pyramid project just launched a new campaign to encourage people to get their blood sugar levels checked.
Working at a production facility, the end user of the product sometimes seems far away. Our employees in Clayton are working together to change this
A meeting between a mother of a boy with haemophilia and one of our employees led to a little boy’s dream becoming a reality: to ride in a tank.
Urbanisation is fuelling the type 2 diabetes pandemic. Cities Changing Diabetes is our new partnership programme to tackle the issue.
387 million people in the world have diabetes today – a number predicted to grow to around 592 million by 2035. No wonder it has been called an emergency in slow motion.
On April 14 2015, we have announced a three-year extension of our Changing Diabetes® in Children programme
Novo Nordisk bikes are supporting the work of SOS Children's Village in Mozambique
Insulin production goes local to start human insulin production and to form even closer ties with Egypt
Louise sings to bring awareness of type 1 diabetes and the need to really understand that this chronic disease is very different than type 2 diabetes.
Employees have voluntarily taken action in the aftermath of the severe flooding across Eastern European countries this summer.
It has been almost a decade since Novo Nordisk launched Changing Diabetes®. Much has been achieved in this time, but a lot still needs to be done.
Rural India faces an acute shortage of healthcare professionals. In an innovative initiative called ‘Addressing the Base of the Pyramid (BoP)’...
When Site Kalundborg was announced as location on Tour of Denmark 2014, the team knew that competing on Danish soil would be extra special.
In India, only 10% of people with haemophilia are diagnosed. Those with a diagnosis are not receiving adequate care. When not treated properly, this bleeding disorder can lead to...
A group of Dutch people with diabetes and medics escaped the summer heat this July to spend a week trekking across Iceland.
Many life-changing events in Ranjith’s life can be associated with his birthday, 15 April. From despair to hope, Ranjith has experienced more in his first 12 years than...
People with diabetes in India face a number of challenges in understanding their diabetes and manage their-self-care. A little education...
Companies depend on natural resources, but the full environmental costs of doing business to society are currently not accounted for in financial disclosures...
With the Balkan region facing the worst floods in 120 years, Novo Nordisk has made donations to relief organisations to help the many people affected by the situation...
Something much-needed has arrived in Ghana's capital city, Accra: a pair of one-stop diabetes clinics...
On 17 April, Novo Nordisk Turkey received the Turkish Ethics Award, ETİKA 2013, for high ethical business conduct. The award marks...
For companies, diversity is becoming a precondition for effective globalisation, but challenges still exist for women to advance in the workplace.
Text - Shared Value is a relatively new concept with both supporters and critics. Weighing in on Shared Value, corporate social responsibility (CSR) and...
The sheer scale of the diabetes pandemic engulfing Latin America as brought into sharp focus during the regions first-ever high-level leadership forum.
It is evident that an armed conflict poses serious dangers to people living in Syria. What is perhaps less obvious...
In the African region, many people with diabetes have limited access to care due to long distances...
Native Americans are some of the hardest hit by diabetes. See how the Rosebud Sioux Tribe is fighting back.
Living standards are rising in Indonesia and its economy is poised for sustainable, long-term growth.
Imagine preventing diabetes in the next generation. It might look something like this.
In partnership with the Vietnamese Ministry of Health, we launched the Vietnam Diabetes Care Program to...