World Diabetes Day 2017: Women and Diabetes – Our Right to a Healthy Future.
Over the past decade, diabetes has become one of the most widespread diseases in the world and it is increasing at an alarming rate. To show solidarity against this life-threatening disease, the International Diabetes Federation is organizing the International Diabetes Day 2017 on 14th of November.
About World Diabetes Day 2017
This year, the theme is, ‘Women and Diabetes’ and the slogan runs, ‘Our right to a healthy future.’ The campaign will take different forms across the world as doctors, patients and the common mass step up to spread awareness about diabetes.
What Will the World Diabetes Day 2017 Include?
This year’s campaign will highlight and promote the need for affordable access to important medicines and advanced technologies for diabetes treatment. All women who are at risk to inherit the disease or are battling it every day are entitled to them. It is also essential that women and the population, in general, are given the education and information that would help them be the victors against this disease or prevent type 2 diabetes.
The IDF has released several campaign materials and organised numerous events to commemorate the day, and you can be a part of this event too! People from across different walks of life will come together in an effort to uplift diabetic patients and spread basic awareness about the prevention of the disease.
Diabetes is a chronic disease in which the body cannot handle the blood-sugar levels, which lead to severe damage of the blood vessels, vital organs and can even cause death.
Types of diabetes:
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