World Diabetes Day: November 14, 2009

November 14 is World Diabetes Day! 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.

The theme of World Diabetes Day 2009 is Education and Prevention.

Why we need to do more for World Diabetes Day in the USA in 2009? Find out on the World Diabetes Day site in the USA located online at

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