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2012 World Diabetes Day – New Life with Diabetes Conference

World Health Organization(WHO)and International Diabetes Federation(IDF)have proclaimed November 14 as World Diabetes Day in order to raise global awareness of diabetes, to take action against bad sleeping and eating habits, to build a lifestyle with healthy eating and exercise habits, to prevent diabetes and its complication, and to delay progression to diabetes. Department of Health, Taipei City Government hosted “2012 World Diabetes Day – New Life with Diabetes Conference” in the Plato Chamber of GIS NTU Convention Center from 1:30 to 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, November 11th. Doctors, dietitians, diabetes educators and an 80-year-old elderly patient were present for consultation and a Q and A session with prize giveaways was held to encourage diabetes patients and their families to step up to promote diabetes prevention and education. The conference aimed to raise awareness of diabetes education, and called for support for diabetes patients.