World Diabetes Day - Saturday November 14
Tracey D. Brown, CEO of the American Diabetes Association speaks about the global epidemic that affects 465 million people worldwide.
By: California Lions Clubs International
The event will be held Saturday November 14, 2020 at 9:00 AM PST.
Tracey D. Brown CEO of the American Diabetes Association will be the keynote speaker. Tracey will be speaking about how the American Diabetes Association has been involved with diabetes projects globally and not just in the United State.
Other speakers will present topics about new technologies in diabetes, the latest screening programs in how Lions Clubs International are detecting diabetic retinopathy. Diabetic retinopathy is the top causes of blindness. You will hear from physicians in Nairobi Kenya how Lions Clubs created a diabetes care center providing thousands of people with diabetes care where otherwise would not have.
You can register for this free event at: https://lionsdiabetes.org/
Today, one in eleven adults are estimated to be living with diabetes. People that have diabetes is approaching 465 million people worldwide. 187 million of those people do not know they have diabetes.
Lions Clubs International and the International Diabetes Federation has a partnership in the global fight against diabetes. The two organizations are working together to help prevent diabetes and improve the quality of life for those living with diabetes worldwide.
Lions Clubs International's mission is to reduce the prevalence of diabetes and improve the quality of life for those diagnosed.
Lions Clubs International is the world's largest service club organization. Our 1.35 million members in more than 46,000 clubs in over 200 countries. Since 1917 Lions Clubs have aided the blind and visually impaired. In 2017 Lions Clubs International made diabetes advocacy their top initiative. For more information about Lions Clubs International diabetes visit: https://lionsdiabetes.org/
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