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Raising Awareness on World Diabetes Day

November 14th is World Diabetes Day, organized each year by the International Diabetes Federation to raise awareness around the rapid increase in diabetes diagnoses worldwide.

According to the World Health Organization, 422 million people suffer from diabetes - a condition that is currently on track to become the 7th leading cause of death by 2030.

In an effort to educate and inform on this important day, experts at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, many of whom are instrumental in the Brigham and Women’s Diabetes Management Program, have developed a number of videos on the topic. 

If you have been diagnosed with diabetes or think you may be at risk of developing this disease, watch the videos below to see what our diabetes clinicians want you to know: