In 1991 world diabetes day created by International Diabetes Federation diabetes day in became an official united nations day in 2016 with the passage of united nation resolution 61/225.The message of world diabetes day is healthy living.
Celebrated in memories of:
The day is celebrated in the memories of Frederick Banting, first create the idea which led to the discovery of insulin in 1921.
Who established World Diabetes Day?
World Diabetes Day was established by the World Health Organization (WHO) and the International Diabetes Federation (IDF). The worldwide diabetes awareness campaign was introduced diabetes as epidemic.
Who celebrate World Diabetes Day?
Over 200 Member of association celebrated world diabetes day worldwide ,International Diabetes Federation in more than 160 countries and territories, all Member States of the United Nations, as well as by other associations and organizations, companies, healthcare professionals and people living with diabetes and their families.
Global diabetes community organized large range of activities to aware the people about this:
Radio and television programmes
Free screenings for diabetes and its complications
Public information meetings
Poster and leaflet campaigns
Diabetes workshops and exhibitions
Newspaper and magazine articles
Events for children and adolescents
Human blue circles
World Diabetes Day is based on a theme related to diabetes every year. Themes covered the topics included
1. Diabetes and human rights,
2. Diabetes and lifestyle,
3. And the costs of diabetes
Recent themes include:
1. Diabetes in Children and Adolescents: 2016
2. Diabetes Education and Prevention: 2016
The World Diabetes Day Logo
Blue circle –It is the World Diabetes Day logo - the global symbol for diabetes which was developed as part of the Unite for Diabetes awareness campaign. The logo of the world diabetes day was adopted in 2016 to mark the passage of the United Nations World Diabetes Day Resolution. The meaning of the blue circle symbol is extreme positive. Across cultures, the circle symbolizes life and health.
The color blue shows the sky that unity of nations and is the color of the United Nations flag. The blue circle as with a sign that unity of the global diabetes community in response to the diabetes pandemic.
Theme of World Diabetes Day 2016:
This year the theme of World Diabetes Day will be healthy living and diabetes there’s a focus on starting each day with healthy diet by having a healthy breakfast.
Start day with healthy breakfast should help blood sugar levels from getting too high and should keep energetic through the morning. Whilst cereal and toast is not that much cover all the healthy food qualities, these options typically raise blood sugar levels rapidly and may leave you hungry again before lunch.
fruit juice, is considered to be very beneficial for the for breakfast For example , a 150ml glass of unsweetened orange juice contains around 15g of carbohydrate and 13g of sugar.
So start your day with this way it will take care of health and keep you energetic all the day.