Information taken from BHIC Blog and Healthy Roads Media.
November is National Diabetes Month. Today – November 14 – is World Diabetes Day. “More than 346 million people worldwide now have Diabetes. The International Diabetes Federation (IDF) will mark the occasion by releasing the 5th edition of the IDF Diabetes Atlas, the authoritative resource with the latest data on the status of the diabetes epidemic.
More information: http://ow.ly/7t3Kn ”
“Healthy Roads Media has posted Spanish versions of three new diabetes topics (Diabetic Eye Problems, Diabetic Kidney Problems and Diabetic Nerve Problems). These free materials are in both video (web-video and downloadable iPod video) and handout formats. They can be accessed for free at www.healthyroadsmedia.org/topics/diabetes.htm.”
- Diabetes epidemic could hit 1 in 10 adults by 2030, IDF says (inquisitr.com)
- 552 million people could have diabetes by 2030 (thegrio.com)