World Diabetes Day 2014

World Diabetes Day 2014 is being celebrated under the theme “Healthy Living and Diabetes”. This year, the theme underscores the importance of healthy eating in the prevention and control of diabetes. World Diabetes Day was created in 1991 by the International Diabetes Federation and WHO.

The 2014 edition aims to highlight the importance of eating healthy to help prevent type 2 diabetes and avoid the serious complications of diabetes.

Message of the WHO Regional Director for Africa, Dr Luis Gomes Sambo on the occasion of the World Diabetes Day 2014

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