World Diabetes Day
Thursday, November 14, 2019
Date When Celebrated : Always November 14th
Diabetes has two forms. The first is Juvenile (Type 1) Diabetes. The second is Adult Onset (Type 2) Diabetes.
Diabetes is a growing problem in children and adults. Many see it as a looming crisis in America, due to our diets, and more sedentary lifestyles. In the case of Type 2, it usually can be avoided or delayed with diet and exercise.
The purpose of World Diabetes Day:
To raise awareness of Diabetes -causes, effects and complications.
To provide conferences and educational programs about Diabetes, treatment and management.
To promote fund raising for treatment and cures. Bike hikes are a popular fund raising event for this day.
To encourage people to make life style changes to fight this onset of this disease.
To seek a cure.
Origin of World Diabetes Day:
World Diabetes Day on November 14th of each year, is a well recognized special day. It is celebrated in many countries around the world.
We do not know who originated this special day, nor when it was created.