Commemorating World Diabetes Day 2015

November 14 marks the 24th observation of World Diabetes Day, which was created in 1991 by the International Diabetes Federation and the World Health Organization to raise global awareness of the condition. In 2007, World Diabetes Day became an official United Nations Day.

Looking for a way to raise diabetes awareness and observe World Diabetes Day 2015? See what events and activities are planned in your area by visitng the official World Diabetes Day events page[1] on the website of the International Diabetes Federation. Activities scheduled around the world include the illumination of famous landmarks in blue (the color of diabetes awareness), family sporting events, yoga classes, and more.

This blog entry was written by Senior Digital Editor Diane Fennell.

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