Atul Tiwari / Ahmedabad: Diabetes … a disease which till now was considered a ‘silent killer’. But diabetes is now proving to be a ‘man killer’. Every year on November 14, Frederick Benting’s birthday is celebrated around the world as World Diabetes Day. Insulin was discovered by two scientists in 1922, one of whom was Frederick Benting. In his memory, November 14 was celebrated as World Diabetes Day by the WHO and IDF in 1991 with the aim of making the world aware of this man-killer disease.
Today is World Diabetes Day: This trade gives Gujaratis a hobby of trade and food
Gujaratis, who are known for their trade, do a lot of work through the brain, due to which manual labor is almost negligible during the day.
Once a diabetic sufferer is forced to take lifelong medication.
Diabetes can only be controlled, not completely cured, doctors say.
Diabetes is estimated to kill 4.6 million patients each year. So approximately 50% of people are also unaware of their diabetes. The number of patients with this man-killer disease is estimated to reach 550 million by the year 2030. Lack of physical exertion, lack of regular exercise, excessive consumption of junk food, stressful life, insufficient sleep, excessive intake of sweets as well as genetic causes lead to diabetes.