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World Diabetes Day


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Every year on 14th November, World Diabetes Day is celebrated world-wide to increase awareness among people and masses. Extent support to this day in hope that the increased awareness will lead to more resources to fight the causes of diabetes and help fund research into improved treatment options.

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World Diabetes Day

  1. 1. World Diabetes Day 14th November 2013 OnlineRx Medicines Call - (USA): +1(646) 681 4902
  2. 2. Diabetes is the common name for a range of conditions including diabetes mellitus type one and diabetes mellitus type two, diabetes insipidus and gestational diabetes. These are all conditions, which affect how the pancreas (an organ in the digestive system) secretes insulin or how the body reacts to this hormone. OnlineRx Medicines Call - (USA): +1(646) 681 4902
  3. 3. • 285 Million People Suffer from Diabetes Globally • It is Predicted by 2030, 438 million will suffer from Diabetes OnlineRx Medicines Call - (USA): +1(646) 681 4902
  4. 4. The symptoms of diabetes are very common and can easily be diagnosed, if you are aware of the symptoms of diabetes. Here are some…… Image Courtesy - OnlineRx Medicines Call - (USA): +1(646) 681 4902
  5. 5. These are the Best Predictors of Diabetes Risk Age Genetics Lifestyle Risk of Developing Diabetes Either parents Diabetic – 15% Both parents Diabetic – 75% •Excess Weight •Physical Inactivity •Poor Diet 19 Yrs 20 Yrs 65 Yrs & & & Under Older Older All Male Female OnlineRx Medicines Call - (USA): +1(646) 681 4902
  6. 6. World Diabetes Day (WDD) is celebrated every year on November 14. World Diabetes Day was created in 1991 by the International Diabetes Federation and the World Health Organization in response to growing concerns about the escalating health threat that diabetes now poses. OnlineRx Medicines Call - (USA): +1(646) 681 4902
  7. 7. November 14th is a significant date in the diabetes calendar because it marks the birthday of the man who co-discovered insulin, Frederick Banting. Banting (right) discovered insulin in 1922, alongside Charles Best.(left) OnlineRx Medicines Call - (USA): +1(646) 681 4902
  8. 8. Each World Diabetes Day famous buildings and monuments all over the world are lit up in blue. This powerful and striking image helps to spread the message about World Diabetes Day to diabetics and non-diabetics alike. OnlineRx Medicines Call - (USA): +1(646) 681 4902
  9. 9. Dividing your plate into the following portions can help with weight management, diabetes control and ensuring a balanced diet. Protein based foods Nonstrachy vegetables Whole Grain Foods and starchy vegetable Top 20 Power Food to Eat with Diabetes Protein Based Foods - Lean Meats - Skinless - Poultry - Fish - Shellfish - Eggs - Beans - Lentils Non – starchy Vegetables - Broccoli - Cauliflower - Cucumber - Leeks - Mushrooms - Peppers - Tomatoes Whole Grain Foods and Starchy Vegetable - Brown Rice - Whole Grain Pasta - Carrots - Parsnips - Potatoes - Peas - Sweet corn OnlineRx Medicines Call - (USA): +1(646) 681 4902
  10. 10. How to Manage Your Diabetes Don’t Skip Medication Follow your doctor’s recommendations and do not skip a dosage, even if you feel fine. Don’t Stress Stress can complicate diabetes so speak to someone if you ever need support Don’t Smoke In Addition to its many other dangers, smoking can harm your circulatory system Keep Teeth Healthy Higher blood sugar levels lead to an increased risk of tooth decay and gum diseases Check Blood Glucose Keep track of your blood sugar levels to stay in control of your diabetes Check Your Feet Check your feet for daily cuts, sores and swelling and call your doctor if they don’t go away OnlineRx Medicines Call - (USA): +1(646) 681 4902
  11. 11. Diabetes means your blood glucose, or blood sugar, levels are too high. If you can't control your diabetes with wise food choices and physical activity, you may need diabetes medicines. The kind of medicine you take depends on your type of diabetes, your schedule, and your other health conditions. Details on various diabetes medicines are available at OnlineRx Medicines Call - (USA): +1(646) 681 4902
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