The Central European Diabetes Association (CEDA), also known as Federation of International Danube Symposia on Diabetes mellitus (FID), is a non-profit organisation, whose aim is to promote science and cooperation of all groups in Central Europe with activities in the area of diabetes mellitus. This purpose is served by the annual symposia organized by CEDA/FID taking place in Western and Eastern Central European locations, complemented by other meetings, and by promotion of medical education, scientific projects and publications across borders, including exchange programs.