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    World Diabetes Day World Diabetes Day Presentation Transcript

    • World Diabetes Day
    • World Diabetes Day commemorates the global awareness campaign, which is held on November 14.
    • It was introduced in 1991 by the International Diabetes Federation and the World Health Organization…
    • ...in response to the alarming rise of diabetes around the world.
    • Each year, World Diabetes Day is centered on a theme related to diabetes.
    • The day also marks the birthday of Frederick Banting who, along with Charles Best,… Public Domain picture from: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:Banting_and_Best.jpg
    • …first conceived the idea to the discovery of insulin in 1922.
    • In 2007 and 2008, the theme of World Diabetes Day is Diabetes in Children and Adolescents.
    • Diabetes is a chronic disease marked by high levels of sugar in the blood.
    • It is caused by failure of the pancreas to produce adequate amounts of insulin.
    • Over the years, the lack of good eating habits and the knowledge of nutrition…
    • …has resulted in an alarming percentage of the world population being diabetic.
    • Awareness of diabetes and knowledge on preventing it can result in reduction of its spread.
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