World Diabetes Day

World Diabetes Day (WDD) was created in 1991 by IDF and the World Health Organization in response to growing concerns about the escalating health threat posed by diabetes. World Diabetes Day became an official United Nations Day in 2006 with the passage of United Nation Resolution 61/225. It is marked every year on 14 November, the birthday of Sir Frederick Banting, who co-discovered insulin along with Charles Best in 1922.

WDD is the world’s largest diabetes awareness campaign reaching a global audience of over 1 billion people in more than 160 countries. The campaign draws attention to issues of paramount importance to the diabetes world and keeps diabetes firmly in the public and political spotlight.

World Diabetes Day is the primary global awareness campaign of the diabetes world and is held on November 14 every year. It was introduced in 1991 by the International Diabetes Federation and Aqua paradise rancho bernardo part of the the World Health Organization in response to the alarming rise of diabetes around the world.

AL-Madad welfare society in this regard arranged free of cost diabetes test for deserving people on 14th November 2016 at AL-Madad OPD Samangoth, Mirpurkhas, in the presence of doctor and lab technician. The team executed test process and also conducted awareness sessions for the residents of samangoth about diabetes symptom and precautions.