Awareness in action - a look back at World Diabetes Day 2012

From Cairo to Copenhagen, Delhi to Doha, Miami to Melbourne the world once again united on 14 November 2012 to raise awareness of the ever-increasing threat posed by the diabetes epidemic in every part of the world, and help to bring about improvements to the 371 million people currently affected by diabetes. In the more than 160 countries represented by the International Diabetes Federation (IDF), national diabetes associations, health professionals, people with diabetes and dedicated individuals from all sections of civil society put diabetes firmly in the public spotlight by organizing a wide variety of activities on the day itself and throughout the month of November.