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World Diabetes Day

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November 14, 2021

World Diabetes Day

07:30 am - 05:30 am @

MARKS Medical College and Hospital  medical volunteer programmed connects healthcare professionals across a range of disciplines with knowledge, skills, experience and a deep desire to give back to rural communities in need.



Diabetes affects an estimated 425 million people worldwide. Over 22% of the adult population in Mauritius is afflicted with type 2 diabetes and an equally high percentage suffers from pre-diabetes. For decades, Mauritius has figured among the top 10 countries with the highest incidence of diabetes. Importantly, type 2 diabetes is no longer limited to adults as the epidemic is also emerging in children and adolescents.


To mark World Diabetes Day, celebrated annually on November 14, CIDP will champion a public-oriented event on 20 and 25 November to raise awareness on the disease and how to keep diabetes at bay.



World Diabetes Day