You might be asking yourself: â€˜Why is Diabetes Week important?â€™
Well, consider these numbers.
In the UK alone, over 3.7 million people are living with diabetes. The condition is on the up in Britain and a further 7 million people are at high risk of developing some form of it. Perhaps even more alarmingly, you could even be in the early stages of diabetes yourself â€“ without even knowing it. Clearly there is a need for increased awareness and increased support. Through Diabetes Week, the charity Diabetes UK offers both.
Hereâ€™s a quick intro to whatâ€™s happening across the UK for Diabetes Week 2012 and a short explanation of how diabetes affects travel insurance.