World Diabetes Day (WDD) is celebrated on November 14, the birthday of Sir Frederick Banting who co-discovered insulin 100 years ago. The WDD campaign is led by the International Diabetes Federation. The overarching theme for the period 2021 to 2023 is access to diabetes care. In 2023, the campaign focuses on the importance of knowing your risk of Type 2 Diabetes (T2D) to help delay and prevent the condition as well as highlighting the impact of diabetes-related complications and the importance of having timely access to the right information and care.
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