World Diabetes Day - 14 November

12 November 2010

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wdd–logo–world–day–diabetes.jpgWorld Diabetes Day (WDD) is the primary global awareness campaign of the diabetes world. It was introduced in 1991 by the International Diabetes Federation (IDF) and the World Health Organization (WHO) in response to the alarming rise in diabetes around the world.

In 2007, the United Nations marked the Day for the first time with the passage of the United Nations World Diabetes Day Resolution in December 2006, which made the existing World Diabetes Day an official United Nations World Health Day.

We interviewed Chloe Rackham about her experience of diabetes.

Read more about research into diabetes on our website and on our sister website.