World Diabetes Day is a global diabetes awareness day celebrated on 14 November each year. While the campaign on diabetes lasts all year, especially November, the date was set by the International Diabetes Federation and the World Health Organization to commemorate the birthday of Frederick Banting, who co-discovered the best insulin in 1922, Charles Beast, which is essential for the survival of many diabetics. Alive.
Every year, World Diabetes Day focuses on topics related to diabetes and human rights, diabetes and modern lifestyle, diabetes and obesity, diabetes in the weak and malnourished, diabetes in children and adolescents, and for 2018-2019 the focus is on diabetes and the family.
Importance of World Diabetes Day:
More than 425 million people worldwide have diabetes, a major cause of blindness, amputation, heart and kidney disease and premature death. The aim of activating World Diabetes Day each year is to raise awareness among the community about diabetes and its seriousness and how to prevent it and manage it properly to prevent complications.
Objectives of the World Diabetes Day Campaign:
•Identify diabetes and the causes and symptoms of diabetes
•Raise awareness about the seriousness of diabetes and the importance of appropriate management
• Raise awareness about the possibility of preventing diabetes through a healthy lifestyle
•Participation of diabetics in sports activities to enhance the importance of sports management of this disease