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World Sight Day 2017

World Sight Day 2017

World Sight Day is the most important advocacy and communications event on the eye health calendar. It is a great time to engage with the world at large – a patient’s family, those who seldom get an eye exam, diabetics. This year, let us ensure that we pay attention to eye care issues that impact lives everywhere, both developed and developing economies. What’s the first thing you can do? Plan for an eye examination. Look around in your family, especially for those who are vulnerable: young, school-going children, the elderly, those with diabetes. World Sight Day 2017 will be on 12 October 2017. This year’s call to action: Make Vision Count Remember, 4 out of 5—80%–of the world’s blind are avoidably so. What can be done to arrest this unconscionable fact? First, arm yourself with your country’s prevalence data and Eye Health system information–the number of trained eye health personnel, your country’s plans to tackle blindness. As they say, knowledge is power. On World Sight Day, IAPB will be launching the latest data (2015) on the prevalence of avoidable blindness and visual impairment along with the main causes. We will also have projections up to the year 2020. This World Sight Day, let’s get the numbers out, so we know where we stand. The IAPB Vision Atlas website is a compilation of the very latest data and evidence related to avoidable blindness and vision impairment. On World Sight Day 2017, the Atlas will have updated prevalence maps with data for every country from 1990 to 2015, with projections to 2020. It will also host additional maps for the 21 GBD Regions showing Causes and the numbers affected by Near-Vision Loss. get inspired. This year too, IAPB and BayerMake Vision Count’. Send us your pictures with the theme #MakeVisionCount by Continue reading >>

Wsd17 Promotional Material

Wsd17 Promotional Material

IAPB encourages members and supporting organisations to download World Sight Day 2017 promotional material from this page. We are no longer taking requests for World Sight Day 2017 Promotional Packs. For media queries, please write to [email protected] Download the World Sight Day 2017 logo here: Continue reading >>

World Diabetes Day: Resources From Our Archive

World Diabetes Day: Resources From Our Archive

Each year in November the International Diabetes Federation and the World Health Organization (WHO) coordinate the World Diabetes Day campaign, raising global awareness of the disease and its growing rates around the world. The day itself, 14 November, honors the birthday of Frederick Banting, who, along with Charles Best, conceived the concept that eventually led to the discovery of insulin in 1922. According to WHO estimates, over 346 million people worldwide have diabetes, and, without intervention, that number is likely to double by 2030. World Diabetes Day is celebrated in more than 160 countries and territories with events like free screenings, public information meetings, poster and leaflet campaigns, and various walks, runs, and cycling races. The Canadian Diabetes Association website states that more than 9 million Canadians have diabetes or prediabetes--nearly one in four people--and the risk is rising due to factors like an aging population, rising obesity rates, and sedentary lifestyles. The BC Medical Journal has published many articles by BC physicians on the treatment and prevention of diabetes, including our BCMJ.org Health Notes patient information sheet entitled “How to manage high blood glucose and avoid ketoacidosis: A guide for people with type 1 diabetes.” Here are some more informative articles on diabetes from our archives: D-Day (diabetes diagnosis day) Special feature: Unsafe at School: Advocating for children with type 1 diabetes Diabetic ketoacidosis in children and adolescents: An update and revised treatment protocol Editorial: Type 2 diabetes in youth Editorial: BC: the land of substandard diabetes care? A comparison of diabetic complications and health care utilization in diabetic patients with and without comorbid depression Health-r Continue reading >>

National Diabetes Month, World Diabetes Day

National Diabetes Month, World Diabetes Day

World Diabetes Day raises global awareness of diabetes, a group of metabolic diseases which result in high blood sugar, either because the body does not produce insulin (Type I) or because cells do not respond to the insulin that is produced (Type II). World Diabetes Day is held on November 14th to mark the birthday of Frederick Banting, who was instrumental in the discovery of insulin in 1922, a life-saving treatment for diabetes patients. National Diabetes Month also occurs in November. According to the World Health Organization, 366 million people worldwide have diabetes. Without intervention, this number will more than double by 2030. 26 million Americans, according to the American Diabetes Association, also live with diabetes. Found right inside the front door to your right, Bishop Library’s World Diabetes Day/National Diabetes Month display features several books on diabetes, posters, an overview of diabetes, and various diabetes supplies and equipment. Continue reading >>

What's Happening For World Diabetes Day And Diabetes Awareness Month 2015

What's Happening For World Diabetes Day And Diabetes Awareness Month 2015

November is upon us -- that time of year when "all eyes are on diabetes," with it being national Diabetes Awareness Month and World Diabetes Day on Nov. 14. That day was chosen in honor of Dr. Frederick Banting, the co-discoverer of insulin back in 1921, who would be 124 years old were he still alive to celebrate this birthday! This month of diabetes awareness has been going on for much longer than many realize. National Diabetes Month was actually established 40 years ago in 1975, though Congress and the U.S. presidents didn't start passing proclamations recognizing November as "diabetes month" until the mid 1980s. The American Diabetes Association trademarked "American Diabetes Month" in 1997. Meanwhile, World Diabetes Day was launched by the International Diabetes Federation in 1991 to call attention to this worldwide epidemic, and it got a big boost when the United Nations issued a resolution on it in 2006. The first-ever WDD was recognized in 2007. All of these November observances exploded about a decade ago with the debut of the Diabetes Online Community (DOC), where people can easily create and promote new campaigns and initiatives. Some of these repeat annually, while others are specific to the particular year they’re launched. Here's a quick look at what’s being organized in November 2015 by some prominent organizations (in alphabetical order). Of course, if you know of any other activities, please let us know in a comment below! American Diabetes Association (ADA) This year is the ADA’s 75th anniversary and it has a “timeless message” for D-Awareness Month: eating well is one of life’s greatest pleasures, and enjoying delicious, healthy food helps with diabetes management. With its Eat Well, America! campaign, the ADA wants to show how easy and jo Continue reading >>

How To Celebrate World Diabetes Day In Your Pharmacy

How To Celebrate World Diabetes Day In Your Pharmacy

November 14 marks World Diabetes Day, a day dedicated to building awareness about the issues that people with diabetes face every day. The theme of this year’s World Diabetes Day is “Healthy Living and Diabetes,” specifically, the importance of eating a healthy breakfast each day. The International Diabetes Federation (IDF) established World Diabetes Day in 1991, when the disease was starting to become more prevalent across the globe. Today, the number of people living with diabetes continues to increase. In the 2014 National Diabetes Statistics Report, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) found that 9.3 percent of the nation’s population, or 29.1 million individuals, have diabetes. By 2020, it’s predicted that half of the U.S. population will have diabetes. You have probably noticed high numbers of diabetes patients in your pharmacy, too. According to research by the American Diabetes Association (ADA), diabetes patients spent approximately $29.4 billion in pharmacies in 2012. And, pharmacists are increasingly more involved in their care, often providing services and products that go well beyond filling prescriptions. As World Diabetes Day gains momentum, it’s important for your pharmacy to bring recognition to this campaign, as well as to the issue it promotes. At the same time, World Diabetes Day is the perfect opportunity to promote your pharmacy as a diabetes care provider, and your business as a one-stop shop for your diabetic patients’ needs. Here are some ways that you can celebrate World Diabetes Day in your pharmacy. Decorate for the cause The logo of World Diabetes Day is the blue circle. You can download it here for use in your pharmacy and on social media. IDF also offers a variety of World Diabetes Day posters that you can dow Continue reading >>

Exhibition & Poster Competition 2015

Exhibition & Poster Competition 2015

In commemoration of the World Diabetes Day 2015, the Department of Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism organized an Exhibition & Poster competition titled “Healthy Eating in Diabetes” on 20thNovember, 2015 near ISSCC Building, to create awareness and knowledge about “Diabetes Mellitus” is one of the foremost aspects of preventive care. We are now feeling the threat of the global epidemic of “Diabetes” and it is essential to improve the awareness of not only the patient but also their family and friends. The Departments of Cardiology, Ophthalmology, Physiotherapy, Prosthetic &Orthotic Services and Dietary, along with Department of Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism had put up stalls which displayed awareness and knowledge about diabetes and its complications, the scope to prevent it. Free blood tests to detect diabetes mellitus and free foot examination for person with diabetes in the exhibition. The exhibition was started with a word of prayer by Rev. Arul Das and inaugurated by Dr. Premila Lee, Nursing Superintendent, CMC Vellore. The visually delightful Posters were judge by Dr. RekhaPai, Associate Professor,Department of Pathology, Mrs. Regina Xavier, Professor & Additional Deputy Nursing Superintendent, and Dr. Suceena Alexander, Associate Professor, Department of Nephrology, The first prize went to Ms. Sherin K. Susan Thomas, N2 Ward the second Prize to Mr. Dinakaran, Receptionist (OPD), the third place shared by Ms.Bridget Mathew, Staff Nurse-KN Ward and Ms. S. Esther, Staff Nurse, MTS-IV. The consolation prizes were awarded to Mrs. Deeksha, from St. Johns College of Nursing, Adukkumparai, Ms. L. LishmaShann Mathew, BSc Nursing, 2nd Year Student, Ms. Menaka, Staff Nurse,SICU and Ms. A. Ida Florence Emily, Staff Nurse, I Ward. Continue reading >>

World Diabetes Day Resources

World Diabetes Day Resources

World Diabetes Day (WDD) is the primary global awareness campaign of the diabetes community. A variety of resources are available to help mark the day, raise awareness of diabetes and show your support for the 415 million people currently living with diabetes. The theme of WDD 2017 is Women and Diabetes: our right to a healthy future. If you are interested in adapting or reproducing any of the resources, please contact [email protected] WDD17 poster - 1 in 10 women living with diabetes (version 1) Continue reading >>

14th November - World Diabetes Day

14th November - World Diabetes Day

World Diabetes Day (WDD) is celebrated annually on November 14. Led by the International Diabetes Federation (IDF), World Diabetes Day was created in 1991 by IDF and the World Health Organization in response to growing concerns about the escalating health threat posed by diabetes. The World Diabetes Day 2014 campaign marks the first of a three-year (2014-16) focus on healthy living and diabetes. This year's activities and materials will specifically address the topic of healthy eating and its importance both in the prevention of type 2 diabetes and the effective management of diabetes to avoid complications. The latest estimates from the IDF Diabetes Atlas indicate that there are 382 million people living with diabetes worldwide. By 2035, 592 million people or one person in ten will have the disease. A further 316 million people are currently at high risk of developing type 2 diabetes, with the number expected to increase to almost 500 million within a generation. What makes the pandemic particularly menacing is that throughout much of the world, it remains hidden. Up to half of all people with diabetes globally remain undiagnosed. Off to the Right Start This year’s activities on World Diabetes Day focus on the importance of starting the day with a healthy breakfast. Eating a healthy breakfast decreases the risk of developing type 2 diabetes. Skipping breakfast is associated with weight gain, one of the main risk factors for type 2 diabetes. Overweight and obesity account for up to 80% of new cases of type 2 diabetes. Know what to eat and not to eat in breakfast to reduce the risk of getting diabetes. Unhealthy breakfast options are: Fruit juice, fruit smoothies, sugar-sweetened yoghurt, white bread, pastries, croissants, most breakfast cereals, jam, honey, chocolate Continue reading >>

World Diabetes Day Observed

World Diabetes Day Observed

Ludhiana: The faculty and students of the department of Food & Nutrition, College of Home Science, PAU, Ludhiana observed the World Diabetes Day and organized an anti-obesity campaign through a walkathon consisting of elite marathoners, followed by a physiotherapy session in collaboration with VLCC and Verka Milk Plant, Ludhiana. An exhibition and counseling session was also organised by the students of MSc and BSc Nutrition and Dietetics under the guidance of Dr Kiran Grover, Sr. Extension Specialist and Dr Sonika Sharma, Asstt Professor where people were apprised about causes, symptoms, consequences and dietary management of diabetes and obesity through charts, posters, models, folders, leaflets and nutritious recipes. Dr. Raju Singh Chinna, Dean Academics, DMC&H, Ludhiana delivered a lecture on the use of natural foods for healthy living. Dr Navin Mittal, Professor Endocrinology, DMC&H, sensitized the audience on "Self Management of Diabetes" through emphasis on the 3 Ds( Diet, Discipline and Drugs) Dr Anita Kochhar, Professor-cum-Head told that in India 69.1 million people would be diabetic by 2015 and by 2040, it is going to increase at an alarming rate of 140 million, making India the diabetic capital of the world. She said that genetic and environmental factors coupled with sedentary lifestyle and faulty diet is mainly responsible for the alarming increase of this disease. Dr Jatinder Kaur Gulati, Dean, College of Home Science congratulated and appreciated the efforts of the faculty and students of Department of Food and Nutrition for organizing the event. Continue reading >>

The Blue Circle – A Powerful Symbol For World Diabetes Day

The Blue Circle – A Powerful Symbol For World Diabetes Day

During the last month, you have probably seen more than one pink ribbon. Every October, breast cancer awareness month, we see the pink ribbon displayed on everything from shirts to mugs to even stamps. Most people in the U.S., even many young children, are familiar with the pink ribbon and that it stands for breast cancer awareness. For the last 20 years, the pink ribbon has helped to increase awareness and funding for a very worthy cause. The sea of pink that takes over October is not only a reminder of how many people breast cancer has affected, but also how many people stand against it. It sends a powerful message that we as a community are standing up to a deadly NCD. The pink ribbon has taught us an important lesson – a simple message can have a large impact on community awareness. This lesson can be used to combat another NCD – diabetes. Diabetes also has a symbol to raise awareness, the blue circle. The blue circle has only been in existence since 2006, when the International Diabetes Federation (IDF), chose it because in many cultures a circle can symbolize life and health. And, more importantly, the circle symbolizes the unity that is necessary to combat such a deadly NCD. IDF chose the color blue for the color of the sky and the flag of the United Nations, an organization that stands for unity among many nations. World Diabetes Day (WDD) is on November 14th, almost a week away. Diabetes education and prevention is the WDD theme for the time period from 2009 – 2013. Awareness efforts include the WDD Blue Monument Challenge. On November 14th, 2010, over 900 monuments and buildings were lit blue to raise awareness for diabetes. This popular campaign will continue this year. If you would like to learn more about this initiative or to find out how to go about Continue reading >>

Poster Design For World Diabetes Day

Poster Design For World Diabetes Day

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About The Campaign

About The Campaign

Why take steps? Because diabetes is a pandemic Today, more than 415 million people have diabetes. By 2040, that could rise to 642 million. And 75% of people with diabetes live in low- and middle- income countries. Yet there's something we all can do, no matter where we live. Regular exercise helps keep blood sugar levels stable, reduces the risk of developing chronic diseases, and improves well-being. Since 2004, more than 3 million people have joined our effort to raise awareness and encourage more people to take steps to prevent this devastating disease. Join us, as we take steps to prevent diabetes! Common questions When did the The Global Diabetes Walk begin? The first Global Diabetes Walk was held in 2004. Why 14 November? November 14 is World Diabetes Day (WDD). Each year, the International Diabetes Federation marks the day with a global campaign promoting diabetes awareness and advocacy. The Global Diabetes Walk is the WDF's contribution to this important campaign. Can walks take place on other days? Yes. It is fine to organise a walk in the days before or after 14 November, if this suits your local needs. Who can organise and participate? All are welcome to organise and participate in Global Diabetes Walks. The WDF particularly encourages its partners in developing countries to do so. What if I'm planning other WDD events? That's great. Consider adding a Walk to your campaign - the Global Diabetes Walk supports and complements most World Diabetes Day activities. Learn more about the IDF's 2017 campaign. How can WDF support my Walk? We can provide you with new banners, posters and t-shirt designs for 2017. These are available in three languages (English, Spanish, French), with space for your local information. What you need to do:Download the designs, customise a Continue reading >>

Know The Complications Of Diabetes. Diabetes Protect Our Future. :: World Diabetes Day Observed

Know The Complications Of Diabetes. Diabetes Protect Our Future. :: World Diabetes Day Observed

World Diabetes Day was observed on 14 November 2013 all over the world including Bangladesh, with the aim of raising awareness about diabetes, its complications and ways of preventing it. The theme of the year is ‘Diabetes: Know the Complications. Diabetes Protect our future.’ To mark the day Diabetic Association of Bangladesh hold a Grand Rally in front of the National Museum in which 500 people with approximate 200 diabetic children participated. The rally inaugurated by Prof. A.K. Azad Khan, President of Diabetic Association of Bangladesh. A colorful procession with horse carts and musical performance was also organized. Awareness posters, leaflets, health magazine "KANTI" were published and awareness banners, festoons were installed at BIRDEM complex and at different part of the city to signify the day. Free diabetes screening was also organized by BADAS at different city points including infront of the National Press Club, Dhanmondi Rabindra Sorobor and the National Museum. NHN and HCDP was also organized free diabetic checkup camp at their different centers on this occasion. A question-answer session between selected diabetic patients and specialized physicians was also organized at BIRDEM auditorium. Art competition for the children was arranged at National Public Library premises on this occasion. A Discussion Meeting highlighting the significance of the day was held at BIRDEM auditorium. Rabindra Researcher and Essayist Poet Ahmad Rafiq was the chief guest. President of Diabetic Association of Bangladesh Prof. A.K. Azad Khan chaired the event. Prof. Jafar A Latif presented the main article. Ibrahim Cardiac Hospital organized a Heart camp while Ibrahim Medical College organized a seminar and Health camp to observe the day. Continue reading >>

World Diabetes Day

World Diabetes Day

Logo for World Diabetes Day World Diabetes Day is the primary global awareness campaign focusing on diabetes mellitus and is held on November 14 each year. Led by the International Diabetes Federation (IDF), each World Diabetes Day focuses on a theme related to diabetes, Type 2 Diabetes is largely preventable and treatable non-communicable disease that is rapidly increasing in numbers worldwide. Type 1 Diabetes is not preventable but can be managed with insulin injections. [1] Topics covered have included diabetes and human rights, diabetes and lifestyle, diabetes and obesity, diabetes in the disadvantaged and the vulnerable, and diabetes in children and adolescents. While the campaigns last the whole year, the day itself marks the birthday of Frederick Banting who, along with Charles Best and John James Rickard Macleod, first conceived the idea which led to the discovery of insulin in 1922.[2] History[edit] World Diabetes Day was launched in 1991 by the IDF and the World Health Organization (WHO) in response to the rapid rise of diabetes around the world.[1][3] By 2016, World Diabetes Day was being commemorated by over 230 IDF member associations in more than 160 countries and territories, as well as by other organizations, companies, healthcare professionals, politicians, celebrities, and people living with diabetes and their families.[4] Activities include diabetes screening programmes, radio and television campaigns, sports events and others. Themes[edit] Themes of previous World Diabetes Day campaigns have focused on different factors that influence the risk of diabetes and its complications:[5] 2013: Protect our Future: Diabetes Education and Prevention. 2014: Go Blue for Breakfast. 2015: Healthy Eating. 2016: Eyes on Diabetes. 2017: Women and diabetes – our rig Continue reading >>

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