Did you know that Thursday, April 7 is World Health Day? World Health Day is the one day each year where the World Health Organization encourages everyone to try to stem the tide on a worldwide health crisis. Guess where the World Health Day focus is this year?
That’s right… it’s diabetes.
Let’s face it: with the rise in the numbers of those diagnosed and the many who remain undiagnosed, making diabetes a focus just makes sense. And I’m completely supportive of the World Health Organization’s efforts to take this on this year. To find out more about WHO’s World Health Day efforts, including some infographics and posters, CLICK HERE.
And how about this? How about, on Thursday, April 7, we do the Blue Fridays thing a day early and wear blue to recognize and support those living with and affected by diabetes? I’m in if you are…
Recently, the folks at Amino, a relatively new company, asked me (and a couple of others) for some feedback on what living with diabetes is really like. They took our input, added some facts, and came up with a spiffy infographic of their own. Any of the blog names at the bottom look familiar?
From their website:
“Amino aims to connect everyone to the best health care possible. Powered by a comprehensive database that includes nearly every practicing doctor in America and experiences from more than 188 million patients, Amino’s service empowers people to make confident decisions about their health care, starting with the doctors they choose.”