Diabetic retinopathy (DR) affects an estimated one in three people living with diabetes, and is a primary cause of vision loss and blindness in people aged between 20 and 65.
The prevalence of obesity and T2DM among children and adolescents is a worldwide problem. The ‘Diabetes in the School Project” uses diverse methodologies, including puppet theater, able to sensitize students, challenge them to seek new knowledge and life experiences.
On World Sight Day 2019, the IDF re-launches a joint declaration on strengthening integrated health systems to manage diabetic eye disease and diabetes.
We have access to all kinds of information online. Recently, there has been an important milestone with the solidification of the Internet, enabling a change in the health education scenario. But is social media reliable, and does it propagate correct information about Diabetes Mellitus?