World Diabetes Day 2024: The International Diabetes Federation ( IDF) and the World Health Organization (WHO) established the World Diabetes Day in 1991 to increase awareness due to higher diabetes rates globally, and it was made an official United Nations holiday in 2006. It is recognized on November 14 since that is Sir Frederick Banting's birthday, who found insulin in 1922 together with Charles Best. Diabetes is a chronic, catastrophic, and often deadly disease in which the body cannot either release insulin or use the insulin it makes adequately. Insulin is a hormone which regulates the movement of blood glucose (sugar). Diabetes gives rise to high levels of blood sugar which can harm organs, blood vessels, and nerves. The body requires insulin to utilize sugar as a form of energy. As a policy, World Diabetes Day activities aren't scheduled centrally. Instead, a range of organizations and people decide to organize and coordinate events and activities.
The date selected for the day also has a short story of itself. November 14 was chosen for the day because it was the birthday of Frederick Banting, Canadian scientist who was the first to use insulin on humans for treatment of Diabetes.
World Diabetes Day
International Diabetes Federation and World Health Organization
First Celebration Date
November 14, 1991
Complications Associated with Diabetes
Having high blood sugar may cause issues related to diabetes, such as chronic kidney disease, joint issues, non-traumatic lower limb castration (leg, foot, toe, etc.), eye disease, which can lead to blindness, cardiac attack , stroke, anxiety, nerve damage and erectile dysfunction (men). Health problems associated with diabetes can be very severe, and even life-threatening. The sooner an individual becomes diagnosed with diabetes the better it is. Maintaining the blood sugar levels properly helps to prevent the risk of developing diabetes.
Importance of World Diabetes Day
There are days like these when diabetes as a condition of disease gets the importance it requires to activate a new urgency for a remedy. It helps carers and diabetic patients to get the respect they deserve. It also inspires people who have never been involved with the diabetic group to leap first in the head, and to help side by side with activists. And the most noticeable effect is that, with each passing year, it makes our cumulative opinions loud enough to be noticed in a whole different way, and with greater attention.
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How to Manage?
If you've been diagnosed with diabetes, monitoring your blood pressure, heart, urea & creatinine, and cholesterol levels is critical. It is also advisable that you get tested your eyes frequently. Early diagnosis is as great as prevention. It is wise to contact your doctor before you start making any changes to your diet or start exercising, since they may be able to more effectively evaluate your requirements and capacity. Try incorporating more refined carbs when it comes to diet. Whole wheat flour is better than maida any day. In your diet, add nutrients rich food or soluble fibre such as Isapgol, as it may help to lower your cholesterol levels. Start with basic walking workouts, in the beginning. Try to walk for shorter periods of time more often in the day, instead of walking for a prolonged period at a span. Slowly, as the health improves you can expand the amount of exercise.
This year on 14th November celebrate the World Diabetes Day by coming together and making people aware of diabetes. Happy World Diabetes Day.
Diabetes is all about not coating is with sugar.
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Diabetes is all about not coating it all with sugar. Wish you a very happy and healthy World Diabetes Day.
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No one gets to choose the challenges they face in life but they get to choose how they face it.
Warriors are people who fight their battles and win on the inside. Be a warrior and fight diabetes. Wish you a happy and healthy World Diabetes Day.
On this World Diabetes Day we must all remember to eat vegetables, exercise daily and drink water to ensure good health. Happy Diabetes Day.
I am not sick…. I look ill because I have lazy pancreas.
Face your problems bravely and stand up to diabetes on this World Diabetes Day.
Less and less of sugar means more and more of happiness. May you have a happy and healthy World Diabetes Day.
You don’t have to take the whole staircase; all you need to do is take the first step. On this World Diabetes Day take your first step towards recovery.
Don’t let diabetes stand in your way to enjoying your life. On this World Diabetes Day come together and fight against it.
I don’t need sugar because I am already sweet.
Laughter is the best medicine. But if you have diabetes you should try insulin. Wish you a happy and safe World Diabetes Day.
World Diabetes Day Messages
Wishing you all the happiness and sweetness but no Diabetes….. May you have a healthy and joyous life….. Happy World Diabetes Day!!!
May your life is filled with all the goodness and smiles to make it a sweet life…. Wishing you good health on World Diabetes Day.
On the occasion of World Diabetes Day, I wish you, sweetness, in life and not in blood…. Have a wonderful on International Diabetes Day.
World Diabetes Day Poster
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