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World Diabetes Day 2009: Understand Diabetes, Take control
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  1. 1. World Diabetes Day Presented ByAsfaque Aamir & Suru Aditya 1st MBBS (Batch of 2012)
  2. 2. • Due to changes in lifestyles more human beings are becoming diabetic patients.• The number of diabetes cases is increasing day by day.
  3. 3. • A fast growing disease• Diabetes is a major chronic disease affecting many individuals, for which very high growth rates are expected in the coming years.
  4. 4. World Diabetes Day FrederickBanting along with Charles Best discovered Insulin in1922• His birth day on November 14th,is being observed as world DiabeticDay
  5. 5.  World Diabetes Day• commemorates the global awareness campaign,• which is held in response to the alarming rise of diabetes around the world.
  6. 6. • Initially IDF has started observing World Diabetic day. Later UN has also recognized world Diabetic day and has joined the campaign for the observance of this event.
  7. 7. • The International Diabetes Federation* estimates• that between 2007 and 2025 the number of diabetics in the world are expected to grow over 55% (in the population aged 20- 79 years)• and to rise from 246 million to 380 million people
  8. 8. • By 2030, the percentage of the diabetic population in the United States, Mexico and some countries in the Middle East should be above 12%.• Many other countries in Europe, the Mediterranean and Asia will experience these rates of diabetes in their population to be over 9%.
  9. 9. The World Diabetes Day Logo • Blue circle is the logo for the world diabetic day. • Blue represents the sky means then whole world. • Distinctive logo is chosen to give it publicity to whole of the world and bring campaign about the Diabetes diseases.
  10. 10. The World Diabetes Day Logo • This global event is celebrated across nearly 160 nations with 200 diabetic related originations. • Famous monuments and building across the world are illuminated with blue colors to make significance and spread the message of world diabetes day.
  11. 11. In INDIA
  12. 12. In SYDNEY
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  14. 14. The World Diabetes Day Logo The blue circle - the global symbol fordiabetes - was developed as part of theUnity for Diabetes awareness campaign. The logo was adopted in 2007 to markthe passage of the United Nations World Diabetes Day Resolution. The significance of the blue circlesymbol is overwhelmingly positive.
  15. 15. The World Diabetes Day Logo Across cultures, the circle symbolizeslife and health.The color blue reflects the sky thatunites all nations and is the color ofthe United Nations flag. The blue circle signifies the unity ofthe global diabetes community inresponse to the diabetes pandemic.
  16. 16. Something about World Diabetes Day……………. Introduced by International Diabetes Federation(IDF) and WHO in 1991 in response to concern over the escalating incidence of diabetes around the world .World Diabetes Day is different every year, because each year a theme is decided upon to help those most in need. 2004: Diabetes and Obesity 2005: Diabetes and Foot Care 2006: Diabetes in the Disadvantaged and the Vulnerable 2007-2008: Diabetes in Children and Adolescents
  17. 17. World Diabetes Day 2102 theme: • Every year one theme is chosen to spread the message about diabetic’s disease. The theme for world diabetes day for the years 2009-2013 is “Diabetics, education and prevention.”
  18. 18.  Encourage government to implement and strengthen policies for the prevention and control of diabetes and its complications. Illustrate the importance of evidence-based education in the prevention and management of diabetes and its complications. Raise awareness of the warning signs of diabetes and promote action to encourage early diagnosis. Raise awareness of and promote action to reduce the main modifiable risk factors for type 2 diabetes. Raise awareness and promote action to prevent or delay the complication of diabetes.
  19. 19. Campaign Objectives • The objectives for the 2009-2013 campaign were informed by the work of the Federation’s Consultative Section on Education and its Task Force on Epidemiology and Prevention. • The objectives were further informed by the World Health Organization’s 2008-2013 Action Plan for the Global Strategy for the • Prevention and Control of Non- communicable Diseases.
  20. 20. • The World Diabetes Day 2012 campaign will link the urgent need for action to the protection of the health of our future generations.• Particular focus will be placed on highlighting the importance of education - for health professionals, people with diabetes and people at risk – in reducing the impact of diabetes throughout the world.
  21. 21. • The campaign aims to EDUCATE, ENGAGE and EMPOWER youth and the general public on diabetes.• The slogan chosen for the campaign is: DIABETES: PROTECT OUR FUTURE
  22. 22. The 2012 campaign • special focus – on children and young people as the driving force for the promotion and dissemination of education and prevention messages • will inspire and engage local communities to recognise the importance of early awareness of the risks and dangers of diabetes.
  23. 23. The 2012 campaign • The aim – is to build awareness among children and young people of the warning signs – and risk factors for diabetes and – that in many cases type 2 diabetes can be prevented through healthy eating and physical activity.
  24. 24. The 2012 campaign The three key messages of the campaign are: • Access to essential education for everyone • The way we live is putting our health at risk • People with diabetes face stigma and discrimination
  25. 25. THANK YOU
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