The Novo Nordisk Foundation, in collaboration with Denmark’s administrative regions, has taken the initiative to establish specialized Steno Diabetes Centers throughout Denmark.

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The vision is to create world-class treatment results for every individual patient attending the centres. The goal is a longer and higher-quality life for people with diabetes.

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You can find our 5 centres across Danmark

Our Steno Diabetes Centers are in:
– Copenhagen
– Odense
– Aarhus
– Aalborg
– Region Zealand



Novo Nordisk Foundation has donated 7.4 billion DKK to modernize and systematize current treatment options for people with diabetes. The donation is given to the Danish regions for the establishment and operation of a number of regional diabetes centres that must be on a par with the best diabetes centers in the world. The donation covers treatment, research, education and cross-sectoral cooperation as well as new buildings.

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