Submitted by Lorenzo.Piemonte on Thu, 11/29/2012 - 15:46
From Chennai to Copenhagen, Delhi to Doha, Mumbai to Melbourne the world once again came together on 14 November to raise awareness of the ever-increasing threat posed by the diabetes epidemic in every part of the world, and to help bring about improvements to the lives of the 371 million people currently affected by diabetes.
Submitted by Lorenzo.Piemonte on Wed, 11/14/2012 - 00:12
Whatever you're doing this World Diabetes Day, do share it with us and the global community:
Dr. Abbas Ali Mansour MD, FRCP is a Consultant Physician in Al-Faiha Diabetes and Endocrine centre in Bastah, Iraq. In response to the rising diabetes prevalence in the city, Dr Abbas founded a diabetes clinic five years ago to take care of people with diabetes. At the beginning he started in a room in the hospital with a staff of one nurse and a documenting employee.
Submitted by Lorenzo.Piemonte on Fri, 10/26/2012 - 10:13
World Diabetes Day - 14 November - is less than 20 days away! Here's a reminder of how you can support the campaign:
Submitted by Lorenzo.Piemonte on Thu, 10/25/2012 - 16:27
International Diabetes Federation partner Boehringer Ingelheim will be continuing their support of the IDF Life for a Child Programme by donating the proceeds of an employee 3km run that will be held at the company's headquarters on November 14 - World Diabetes Day. A total of €20,000 will be donated to the programme. This is the fourth consecutive year that the company organises an initiative in support of Life for a Child.
Submitted by Lorenzo.Piemonte on Mon, 10/15/2012 - 16:58
One month to go to 14 November and awareness activities are already underway in many countries to mark World Diabetes Day 2012. Here's a look at how diabetes will be in the spotlight in three parts of the world this November:
The World Diabetes Day 2012 campaign gives particular attention to promoting the importance of diabetes awareness and education among children and young people to improve the health of future generations. School-based education programmes have been implemented in several countries to tackle the increasing prevalence of overweight and obesity amoung the young.