How to get involved

Support WDD
1 in 2 people with diabetes
do not know
they have it

Support WDD online

  • Share the key WDD messages
  • Promote World Diabetes Day on social media – like, share and retweet, using the hashtag #WorldDiabetesDay
  • Promote the campaign on your website
  • Share WDD resources on your website or social media channels
  • Take a blue circle selfie and share it on social media channels
  • Submit your WDD images
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Top tip: Remember to use the hashtag #WorldDiabetesDay on all social media posts!

Get involved on social media

Get involved in the International Diabetes Federation’s social media activity for World Diabetes Day by liking, sharing or retweeting what we do.

IDF channels

Facebook | Twitter | Instagram

These channels will be sharing content for IDF members, people with diabetes, healthcare professionals, and campaign partners.

The specific call to action for these channels is to:

  • Encourage governments to do more to help families with diabetes
  • Spread the word about World Diabetes Day
  • Encourage people to share their WDD awareness activities on our interactive events map

WDD channels

Facebook | Twitter

These channels will be sharing content for the general public and people who have a family member with diabetes. The focus will be on how to prevent, manage, and detect diabetes. The specific calls to action for these channels are to:

  • Encourage people to learn about their risk of type 2 diabetes through IDF’s online assessment
  • Direct people to the WDD website to learn more about diabetes
  • Encourage people to take photos of themselves and their families using the blue circle selfie app

Example posts

  • World Diabetes Day is 14 November. Could you spot the diabetes warning signs in your family? #WorldDiabetesDay
  • Simple action can reduce the risk of type 2 #diabetes. Learn how to protect your family this #WorldDiabetesDay
  • Would you know what to do for a family member with diabetes? #WorldDiabetesDay
  • World Diabetes Day is about the family this year. Retweet this post if someone in your family is living with diabetes #WorldDiabetesDay

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