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10 11, 2017

November Is Observed as Diabetes Awareness Month

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Every year, November is observed as Diabetes Awareness Month. Caused by acquired deficiency in production of insulin by the pancreas, or by the ineffectiveness of the insulin produced, diabetes mellitus is a complex health condition that affects millions of people. According to the American Diabetes Association, an estimated 30 million or 9.4 percent of Americans [...]

6 11, 2015

November – American Diabetes Month

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American Diabetes Month is observed in November and is about raising awareness about diabetes risk factors and its effects on people's lives. The National Diabetes Education Program's (NDEP) 2015 theme for the month is "Diabetes Education and Support: Everyone Has a Role. What's yours?" which highlights the need for ongoing diabetes education and support among [...]