World Diabetes Day To Be Observed On Nov 14

World Diabetes Day to be observed on Nov 14

HYDERABAD, (Pakistan Point News - APP - 11th Nov, 2016 ) : World Diabetes Day will be observed on 14 November all over the world including Pakistan to raise awareness of the effects of diabetes and its complications amongst the general population and professionals. Talking to APP here on Friday, President Medical Research Centre Professor Bekha Ram informed that World Diabetes Day raises global awareness of diabetes, its escalating rates around the world and how to prevent the illness in most cases.

He said each year more than 3 million people die from diabetes-related causes and the burden is particularly harsh in countries like Pakistan where diabetes is rising by 180 percent every year. Events to highlight diabetes in local and national media, including television, newspapers and internet publications to be hold on World Diabetes Day to raise awareness of diabetes among various communities.