World Diabetes Day being observed today

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New Delhi: Today is the world Diabetes Day. The day initiated by International Diabetes Federation aims to promote better diabetes management amongst people across the globe who are or have been suffering from the condition.

Diabetes is a group of metabolic diseases characterized by high blood sugar either because of the inability of the body to produce enough insulin or the inability to respond to the insulin so produced.

On this occasion, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said, let us pledge to lead healthier lives so that we can overcome diabetes.

In a tweet, Modi share his last month Mann Ki Baat audio, where he spoke about the rising occurrence of diabetes among youth.