Facts & figures

Get involved

  • Organize an activity

    Taking part in World Diabetes Day can be exciting! WDD is an excellent occasion for people with diabetes, health professionals, diabetes advocates, the general public, media and governments to unite in raising awareness to improve the lives of people with diabetes and those at risk.

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  • Promote your activities

    The World Diabetes Day events map provides a platform to share your WDD activities with the campaign's global audience and to find out what is happening in your area. Submitting your event is an easy way to tell the world what you and the diabetes community are doing to raise diabetes awareness and support people living with diabetes.

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  • Share WDD resources

    A variety of resources - posters, infographics, social media visuals, merchandize - are available to help mark the day, raise awareness of diabetes and show your support for the 415 million people currently living with diabetes.

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  • The campaign

    Led by the International Diabetes Federation, WDD unites the global diabetes community to produce a powerful voice for diabetes awareness and advocacy. The campaign aims to reflect the realities of dealing with a chronic condition.

  • Test2Prevent

    1 in 2 people currently living with diabetes are undiagnosed. Learn your risk of type 2 diabetes and take action.

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