Every year on Nov 14, opposite countries observe World Diabetes Day. Started by a International Diabetes Federation (IDF) and a World Health Organisation (WHO) in 1991 as a conservative magnitude opposite a arise of diabetes around a world, a day seeks to emanate recognition about a approach diabetes affects people on a tellurian scale. It focuses on diabetes mellitus. The day became an central United Nations Day in 2006 when a United Nation Resolution 61/225 was passed. The day also outlines a birth anniversary of scientist and Nobel Laureate Frederick Banting, a co-discoverer of insulin.
World Diabetes Day serves as a height to foster a efforts of IDF and also brings to a front a significance of holding actions to fight diabetes as a vivid tellurian health problem.
Each year, a day focuses on a sold thesis regarding to diabetes. In 2016, a thesis was ‘Eyes on Diabetes’ since this year, a day concentrates on a effects of diabetes on women. The organisation, this year, seeks to make people wakeful about ‘Women and Diabetes’, generally those who are pregnant. It also intends to chuck light on how their baby competence be influenced by a condition.
Nine countries in a South-East Asia (SEA) Region, including India has been shortlisted by IDF as a many influenced by diabetes. A investigate conducted a Federation in India suggested that out of a 79.8 million adults vital in India, a towering 69.1 million adults humour from diabetes. A blue round logo, adopted in 2007 represents a campaign. It serves as a tellurian pitch for diabetes and signifies a togetherness of a tellurian diabetes village in response to a rising diabetes epidemic.