Diabetes Society of Maldives
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Wednesday, 11 December 2013 05:26

The formation of human blue circle is a simple activity with a great visual impact. Diabetes Society of Maldives held an event to mark World Diabetes Day in which an underwater human blue circle was formed in Ebudhu lagoon using blue capes with Unite for Diabetes Logo. Around 300 divers participated from different organizations (Diveoceanus Paradise, Diveoceanus fun Island, Maldivers Diving Centre, Dive Bandos, Dive Club Maldives, Divers Lodge, Ocean Dive Maldives, Sun Diving School, Sea Explore, Maldives Police Services, Maldives National Defense Force, Maldives Customs Services and Maldives Tourism Promotion Board). Divers from different parts of Maldives travelled to Ebudhu Lagoon to join the underwater blue circle. The human blue circle was formed underwater. Divers swam in the formation of a circle displaying the unite for diabetes logo from aerial view and which signifies that everybody was united for this cause. A drone was arranged to take aerial view and cover the event through photography and videography. Event from air and underwater was broadcasted live on national television (TVM) from 2.30pm to 04.00pm. The aim of raising awareness about diabetes and its complications were the main objectives of this mega event. Awareness programmes were sent on local media channels (MNBC One, VTV, Dhi TV, and Raajje Fm) from 12th Sep to 23rd November with final reports covering the event. The event was a huge success and uniting whole country for the noble cause.

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Diabetes Society of Maldives (DSM) was established on 26th April 2000 (previously known as Diabetes and Cancer Society of Maldives) and became a member of International Diabetes Federation in 2002, with the aim of creating awareness among the public on diabetes and to emphasize on the importance on prevention of diabetes to help patients lead a normal life with their illness. We also act as a centre of information on diabetes by educating the society through screening programmes, presentation, consultation and health Education. In addition DSM also works to improve diabetes care throughout the country.


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Diabetes Society of Maldives





Republic of Maldives


Tel: (960) 3328987

Fax: (960) 3316243

Website: www.dsmaldives.org

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“The International Diabetes Federation’s Life for a Child Program has contributed to the Diabetes Society of the Maldives since 2009, providing blood glucose monitoring equipment and education materials, and collaborating with Insulin for Life to cover costs for regular insulin supply.”

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-To generate awareness about diabetes among the general public and patients of the diseases and to emphasis on the importance on prevention

-To help patients lead a normal life with their illnesses.

-To improve diabetes care throughout the country.

-To act as a centre of information on diabetes.