Joined the programme in 2022

The city of Venice joined the Cities Changing Diabetes network in May 2022 after Mayor Luigi Brugnaro signed the Urban Diabetes Declaration and the adhesion to C14+.

Image of Grand Canal in Venice, with Santa Maria della Salute Basilica in the background.

In Venice, 5.7% of the population declares itself diabetic and the hospitalisation rates for uncontrolled diabetes and diabetes-related complications are higher than the national average 

Key facts and figures



of the population in Venice declares itself diabetic

Cities Changing Diabetes in Venice will work with its partners and the commitment of the local government to address the challenge of diabetes in the city. 


Download Urban Diabetes Declaration Venice

Health City Institute 

Italian Diabetes Society (SID) 

Italian Diabetologist Association (AMD) 

Italian Municipalities Association (ANCI) 

University of Padua