The world is facing a growing diabetes epidemic of potentially devastating proportions. Its impact will be felt most
severely indeveloping countries. The World Health Organization and the International Diabetes Federation are
working together to support ongoing initiatives to prevent and manage diabetes and its complications, and to
ensure the best quality of life possible for people with diabetes worldwide. Together we are helping to provide
countries with the means to face the challenges that lie ahead. It is time for diabetes action now
With good management, many of the complications of diabetes can be prevented or delayed. •
Effective management includes lifestyle measures such as a healthy diet, physical activity,
maintaining appropriate weight and not smoking.
Sustained lifestyle changes in diet and physical activity can reduce the risk of developing type 2 diabetes.
Finnish Diabetes Prevention Study showed that a better diet, increased physical activity and modest weight loss
could substantially reduce the development of type 2 diabetes in middle-aged adults at high risk.
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Management of Diabetes requires partnership between Patient & Health Professional to treat Diabetes effectively