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Please join us in bringing awareness to diabetes on World Diabetes Day, tomorrow, November 14th! Below is a statement from the World Council of Optometry (WCO) President Mr. Paul Folkesson, along with a diabetes infographic.

This World Diabetes Day and Diabetes Awareness month serves as a reminder for optometrists to research best practices, screen patients with diabetes for retinopathy and continue to bring awareness of the importance of comprehensive eye examinations. We can all do our part to bring awareness to diabetes, and we hope you will join us!

2020-World Diabetes Day Statement
World Diabetes Day Infographic

To download the President’s Statement, please click here.

To download the Infographic, please click here.

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