World Diabetes Day being observed on 14th november

Today, the world Diabetes Day being observed marks the birthday of the man who co-discovered insulin, Frederick Banting. The day initiated by International Diabetes Federation aims to promote better diabetes management amongst people across the globe who are or have been suffering from the condition. Diabetes is a group of metabolic diseases characterized by high blood sugar either because of the inability of the body to produce enough insulin or the inability to respond to the insulin so produced. The themeof this year is 'Women and diabetes - Our right to a healthy future'.