World Diabetes Day 2024


Awareness Day

World Diabetes Day

14th November 2024 World Diabetes day- World Diabetes Day was created in 1991 and as of 2021 it is the largest diabetes campaign reaching over 1 billion people in over 160 countries. The event aims to raise awareness surrounding diabetes.

In the UK it is estimated that there are 4.5 million people living with Diabetes. In addition, there are around 700 people each day diagnosed with Diabetes which equates to one person every two minutes.

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It is estimated that there are currently thousands of people in Northern Ireland who have diabetes but are unaware of it.

Diabetes Day, and Diabetes UK Northern Ireland are committed to increasing awareness of the symptoms of diabetes and ensuring anyone who has the condition is diagnosed early and complications are prevented.

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High blood sugar (hyperglycaemia)

High blood sugar (hyperglycaemia) is where the level of sugar in your blood is too high. It mainly affects people with diabetes and can be serious if not treated.

People with diabetes can also have blood sugar that's too low. This is called low blood sugar (hypoglycaemia).

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Low blood sugar (hypoglycaemia)

Low blood sugar (hypoglycaemia or a hypo) is usually where your blood sugar (glucose) is below 4mmol/L. It needs to be treated quickly to stop it getting worse, but you can usually treat it yourself.

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