November 16, 2016 | Preventive Care.
World Diabetes Day (WDD) is celebrated annually on November 14. Led by the International Diabetes Federation (IDF), World Diabetes Day 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.
Common Symptoms Of Diabetes:
The following symptoms of diabetes are typical. However, some people with type 2 diabetes have symptoms so mild that they go unnoticed:
Feeling very thirsty
Feeling very hungry – even though you are eating.
Cuts/bruises that are slow to heal
Weight loss – even though you are eating more (type 1)
Tingling, pain or numbness in the hands/feet (type 2)
Early detection and treatment of diabetes can decrease the risk of developing the Complications of Diabetes
Health is wealth