World Diabetes Day 2009-2013

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Every year on November 14, World Diabetes Day brings diabetes to the attention of the world. Learn more about the 2009-2013 campaign!

Contact the World Diabetes Day team at wdd@idf.org if you have any questions.

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World Diabetes Day 2009-2013

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  2. 1991 World Diabetes Day begins <ul><li>The International Diabetes Federation and the World Health Organization created World Diabetes Day in response to diabetes epidemic </li></ul>
  3. Every year on November 14, World Diabetes Day brings diabetes to the attention of the world.
  4. November 14 is the birthday of Frederick Banting, one of the discoverers of insulin. (c) Banting House National Historic Site of Canada
  5. The theme is set by the International Diabetes Federation and the World Health Organization.
  6. In 2006, the United Nations passed resolution 61/225. It asks the world to observe November 14 as World Diabetes Day and to take action to address the diabetes threat.
  7. The campaign evolved from one day in the year to a multi-year campaign
  8. The campaign has grown in strength from humble beginnings. . .
  9. . . .to become a truly global event.
  10. 2009-2013 Diabetes Education and Prevention <ul><li>The campaign slogan is: </li></ul><ul><li>Let's Take Control of Diabetes. Now. </li></ul>
  11. 2009-2013 Understand diabetes and take control
  12. 2009-2013 Let’s Take Control of Diabetes. Now.
  13. In 2007, the World Diabetes Day logo incorporated the diabetes circle.
  14. The global symbol for diabetes was developed during the Unite for Diabetes campaign. <ul><li>Why a circle? </li></ul><ul><li>A positive symbol across cultures, the circle symbolizes life and health. </li></ul><ul><li>Why blue? </li></ul><ul><li>The colour blue reflects the sky that unites all nations. The blue border of the circle reflects the colour of the sky and the flag of the United Nations. The blue circle signifies the unity of the global diabetes community in response to the diabetes epidemic. </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.diabetesbluecircle.org </li></ul>
  15. Use the blue and the circle to show you care Image sources: http://spaaroundtheworld.wordpress.com/about/ http://diabetestaskforce.org http://www.cbs.umn.edu/studentservices/involvement/bwb.shtml http://www.flickr.com/photos/mcbill/2081463065/
  16. Follow World Diabetes Day <ul><li>English, French and Spanish campaign website </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.worlddiabetesday.org </li></ul><ul><li>News & Events RSS feeds </li></ul><ul><li>“ days to go” countdown newsletter </li></ul><ul><li>Facebook Group (English, French, Spanish) </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.worlddiabetesday.org/facebook </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.worlddiabetesday.org/facebook-es </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.worlddiabetesday.org/facebook-fr </li></ul><ul><li>Become a fan of World Diabetes Day </li></ul><ul><li>Twitter </li></ul><ul><li>http://twitter.com/wdd </li></ul><ul><li>YouTube </li></ul><ul><li>World Diabetes Day Channel </li></ul><ul><li>International Diabetes Federation Channel </li></ul><ul><li>Flickr </li></ul><ul><li>World Diabetes Day group - http:// www.flickr.com/groups/wdd </li></ul>
  17. Join World Diabetes Day: Go blue! Go round!
  18. Get ideas and inspiration from the World Diabetes Day Campaign Book http://www.worlddiabetesday.org/en/activities/ campaign-book
  19. Find official campaign material at http://www.worlddiabetesday.org/material Posters, booklet, logos, web banners, presentations, etc.
  20. Have fun Grab the media Contact governments
  21. More ideas: http://www.flickr.com/groups/wdd
  22. Spread the word: http://www.worlddiabetesday.org/activities http://www.worlddiabetesday.org/events
  23. Support World Diabetes Day <ul><li>Check the events calendar on the World Diabetes Day site for events near you. </li></ul><ul><li>Share your plans for World Diabetes Day with the International Diabetes Federation at wdd@idf.org. </li></ul>
  24. On November 14, make a difference <ul><li>Every 10 seconds, one person dies of diabetes. </li></ul><ul><li>Every 10 seconds, two people develop diabetes. </li></ul>
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