14 November 2021
World Diabetes Day is the primary global awareness campaign focusing on diabetes mellitus and is held on 14 November each year.
Theme of 2021:- Access to Diabetes Care is the theme for World Diabetes Day 2021-23, highlighting that people with diabetes require ongoing care & support their condition & avoid complications.
Led by the International Diabetes Federation (IDF), each World Diabetes Day focuses on a theme related to diabetes;
Type-2 diabetes is largely preventable and treatable non-communicable disease that is rapidly increasing in numbers worldwide.
Type 1 diabetes is not preventable but can be managed with insulin injections.Topics covered have included diabetes and human rights, diabetes and lifestyle, diabetes and obesity, diabetes in the disadvantaged and the vulnerable, and diabetes in children and adolescents.