World Diabetes Day 2023: will you help us stop diabetes forever?

14 Nov 2023

World Diabetes Day, observed on November 14th, is an opportunity to raise awareness about diabetes and highlight the crucial role of medical education and training in providing quality care. Diabetes impacts millions globally, underscoring the importance of equipping healthcare professionals with the skills and knowledge required for effective management and to help bring us closer to a cure every day.

Diabetes is complex and therefore, if we are to provide the best possible care, healthcare professionals, including doctors, nurses, dietitians and others must stay updated with the latest knowledge and skills. World Diabetes Day serves as a reminder of the continuous need for investing in education and training to enhance patient outcomes and this includes accredited masters programs such as our Warwick diabetes course. By providing a comprehensive curriculum, flexibility, opportunities to network and accreditation from one of the world’s leading universities, education such as this can prepare students to provide the best diabetes care, globally.

On days such as this, you should campaign for better education and treatment. You can even paint your nails blue as part of the campaign or get familiar with recent research regarding diabetes and interprofessional education.  Nevertheless, remember, we can make a meaningful difference in the lives of millions impacted by diabetes by joining the movement calling for better diabetes care and awareness.

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Dr Kunal Patel, Medical Director

14 Nov 2023