More than 8,500 people showed their support for World Diabetes Day in Qatar by taking part in the fifth ‘Beat Diabetes’ Walkathon, which was held at Aspire Park in Doha on 14 November 2014.
Health Qatar Diabetes Association, a member of Qatar Foundation, organizes a residential camp for youths to educate them about the illness and the importance of trying to lead a healthy lifestyle
Globally, there has been a dramatic rise in the number of diabetes cases in recent years. With more than five million diabetes-related deaths in 2014, it has emerged as a universal problem. As a result, diabetes is now firmly at the top of the world health agenda.