Promote National Diabetes Month
Partners, organizations, and health care professionals can get involved in National Diabetes Month too! Use the resources below to share our 2017 theme – You Are the Center of Your Diabetes Care Team – in your communities.
Share our ResourcesFor People with Diabetes
Remind people with diabetes that they are the most important member of their diabetes care team, and that they should seek support from health care professionals, family, friends, and their community to successfully manage their diabetes.
Create or improve existing programs on diabetes prevention and management.
Refer to 10 clinically useful principles that identify and synthesize areas of general agreement among existing diabetes management and prevention guidelines.
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- November is National Diabetes Month! Living with diabetes can be challenging to manage every day. You are the most important member of your diabetes care team, and you don’t have to manage your diabetes alone. Seek support from health professionals, your family, friends, and community to help you manage your diabetes. https://www.niddk.nih.gov/health-information/diabetes/overview/managing-diabetes/4-steps
- You are the center of your diabetes care team. This National Diabetes Month, remember to seek help from your diabetes care team, including friends and loved ones. Learn more in the video below! https://youtu.be/c-qACs54SO0
Read and Follow our Diabetes Discoveries & Practice Blog
Join diabetes thought leaders, health care professionals, and researchers in a dialogue on emerging trends and practical applications in diabetes prevention and management on our Diabetes Discoveries & Practice blog.
Host or Participate in an Event
On November 14th organizations worldwide host events to raise awareness about diabetes. Visit the International Diabetes Federation’s World Diabetes Day website to share your event or find other events near you.