World Diabetes Day is being observed on Monday to raise awareness and educate people about the disease.
According to International Diabetes Federation, 416 million people have diabetes worldwide, while the number is predicted to rise to 552 million by the year 2030.
This year’s theme is, ‘access to diabetes education.
November 14 was picked as World Diabetes Day because it was the birth anniversary of Frederick Banting, who, along with Charles Best, discovered insulin.
And in 1991, the day marked his 100th birthday anniversary, and therefore, it was announced as World Diabetes Day to raise awareness towards diabetes all across the world.