04 November 2010

November 14 is World Diabetes Day

At first glance, Halle Berry, Larry King, former Pakistani cricketer Wasim Akram, Sharon Stone and Winnie Mandela don't seem to have anything in common.

World Diabetes Day is on 14th November. Diabetes, one of the four priority non-communicable diseases (NCDs) identified by the World Health Organisation (WHO), remains a misunderstood and neglected epidemic with numbers increasing alarmingly in every region of the world.

So what’s causing this dramatic increase in the number of people with diabetes?  


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