The year is wrapping up so quickly. We are already into November! Wow.
November is not just important because it is the month before December – and for many, the last mad dash to finalize things before the year end.
It is an incredibly important month that is relevant to many people throughout the world. It is an important time to share information, be active and learn more about diabetes issues.
This is the very important month that the world comes together to raise awareness about diabetes.
November is Diabetes Awareness Month
The first ever World Diabetes Month was recognized back in 2007. World Diabetes Day is November 14th. This is the day that Dr. Fredrick Banting was born. His birth is significant because he discovered insulin in 1922.
Despite the many global and local campaigns and initiatives, there are still so many misconceptions about diabetes! Too many!
At Diapoint, I am participating in several local activities this month. I will also be sharing diabetes facts and busting some diabetes myths across my social media.
If you want to stay up to date with my activities, daily facts, images and my other random diabetes thoughts and experiences, join us on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Pinterest. We’ve just launched a new YouTube channel too!
Hope to see you there.
Have a happy, healthy November!
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