WORLD DIABETES DAY
IN THE FEDERATED STATES OF MICRONESIA
WHEREAS, International Diabetes Federation has proclaimed November 14, 2006, the World Diabetes Day; and
WHEREAS, diabetes is a serious and lifelong disease that is alarmingly increasing in the Federated States of Micronesia; and
WHEREAS, Federated States of Micronesia is participating in the World Diabetes Day, and this year's theme is "DIABETES CARE FOR EVERYONE"; and
WHEREAS, physical activity, maintaining healthy weight, healthy food choices, healthy lifestyle, blood glucose monitoring, public health education, awareness and early prevention, detection and control are amongst the Diabetes care models; and
WHEREAS, Federated States of Micronesia believes that everyone can work closely together to promote and improve healthier islands and to safeguard against Diabetes and its complications;
NOW, THEREFORE, by the authority vested on me by article X, Section 1, I hereby proclaim November 14, 2006 as the World Diabetes Day, and I urge all FSM citizens to participate in the World Diabetes Day activities.
IN WITNESS WHEREFOR, I have hereto set my hands this 12th day of October 2006.
Joseph J. Urusemal