Today is World Diabetes Day, a global awareness campaign led by the International Diabetes Federation
(IDF) that highlights the diabetes epidemic and aims to bring hope to the 285 million people living with diabetes worldwide.
World Diabetes Day is celebrated each year on 14 November, a date chosen to mark the
birthday of Sir Frederick Banting, who is credited with the discovery
While I'm all for raising awareness about the dangers of diabetes, I'm also in favor of helping to educate people to learn how overconsuming sugar and refined carbs — which most Americans do — can lead to type 2 diabetes, as you can learn in my book SUGAR SHOCK!