The Diabetes Society promoted this trip on Sunday, a sensitive journey for Diabetes, held in the center of Vila Verde. As part of World Diabetes Day, stating 14th November, this society came together with some people with type 1 diabetes to raise awareness and raise awareness of the disease.
Cristina Mota, vice president of the association, said that V in the Vila Verde area, some more extreme cases of type 1 diabetes – when the pancreas does not release insulin – but the vast majority are even 2 – insulin correctly.
We are doing these initiatives because they make people feel less embarrassed and reveal themselves more, "says Cristina Mota, warning that type 2 diabetes" is an epidemic of time. "
"One of the goals with this trip is also to inform the difference between the two types of diabetes," said Vinca.
According to the Diabetes Porth, one in two diabetic do not know they have the disease.
The prevalence of diabetes in the national territory is estimated at 13.3%, and there will be no diagnosis of around 44% of the Portuguese population again.