Happy World Diabetes Day!!
World Diabetes Day is recognised internationally on November 14th with the aim of raising diabetes awareness. The theme for World Diabetes Day 2016 is ‘Eyes on Diabetes’. The IDF message for this year is promotion of screening for diabetes and for complications of diabetes.
In 2015 IDF noted that 1 in every 11 adults worldwide has diabetes, totalling 415 million, with about half undiagnosed. The IDF further predicts that, by 2040 if nothing is done an estimate of one in ten adults worldwide will have diabetes(642 million).