What is World Diabetes Day 2017? - News Summed Up

What is World Diabetes Day 2017?


On this day many Facebook statuses and WhatsApp pictures change to a blue circle, logo of the awareness campaign, showing support or acceptance of having diabetes. (Source: World Diabetes Day twitter) On this day many Facebook statuses and WhatsApp pictures change to a blue circle, logo of the awareness campaign, showing support or acceptance of having diabetes. (Source: World Diabetes Day twitter)Started in 1991 by the International Diabetes Federation (IDF) and the World Health Organisation (WHO), the World Diabetes Day creates awareness about the effects of diabetes globally. The United Nations declared November 14 as an official World Diabetes Day (WDD). Every year IDF celebrates the day with a lot of awareness activities and sets a theme to narrow down the effects of diabetes.


Source: Indian Express November 14, 2017 06:11 UTC


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