WORLD DIABETES DAY IN UKRAINE
Every year Ukraine celebrates World Diabetes Day. NGOs organize actions to draw attention to the problem of disease spread and prevention.
At the initiative of the Ukrainian Diabetes Federation in the period from 2008 to 2013 on the main square of the country on this day illuminated the Independence Stella in blue.
On the eve of the historic Revolution of Dignity, November 14, 2013, on World Diabetes Day, activists of the Ukrainian Diabetes Federation staged a dance flashmob. About fifty people gathered on Independence Square. After a mass workout, they studied rock and roll movements and demonstrated dance as a means of preventing diabetes. According to Valentyna Ocheretenko, Chairman of the Council of the Ukrainian Diabetes Federation, dance is the best form of physical activity. First, it promotes weight loss. Second, it improves health. Third, it lifts the mood