National Diabetes Month is observed in the month of November. World Diabetes Day is celebrated every year on 14th November by the International Diabetes Federation (IDF) and the World Health Organization (WHO). This blog aims to spread the awareness on Diabetes and health. The world is all set for educating on diabetes through health care professionals, social organizations, societies and communities. It’s well known that Diabetes is a metabolic disorder and also a long-term condition which causes high blood sugar levels.
Diabetes awareness and news is widely available through the Journals, scientific conferences, papers, magazines and over the internet. National Diabetes Education Program’s theme for the year 2016 is set up on “Managing Diabetes – It’s not Easy, But it’s Worth It”. The theme highlights the importance of managing diabetes to prevent diabetes. Signs and symptoms of diabetes include an increased sense of thirst, frequent urination, disturbances in weight, muscle loss, fatigue, slow wound healing, and also vision problems. Early diagnosis can benefit for proper treatment. If the disease is left untreated or if it is not adequately controlled the condition will get progressively worse and develop complications like cardiovascular complications, retinal failures, kidney and neural failures, etc.