Diabetes while being common world-wide, is assuming epidemic proportions in India with an estimated 72 million people, a majority of them having Type 2 Diabetes. This number is estimated to increase to more than 123 million by 2040..Hospitalisation for people with Diabetes brings its own costs, estimated to account for half of all health care expenditures for Diabetes.November 14th is celebrated as World Diabetes Day every year. The theme for World Diabetes Day 2022 was access to Diabetes education. All families are potentially affected by Diabetes and therefore it is necessary to arm families of people with Diabetes with the correct knowledge to tackle it better. This involves encouraging people with Diabetes and their families to learn more about the warning signs of Diabetes and find out their risk of Type 2 Diabetes. There is a need for education and awareness to help people spot the Diabetes warning signs early.Misconceptions about Diabetes result in people trying untested and unproven treatments causing more harm than goodAwareness is the best tool to tackle Diabetes. Diet, exercise, medications and regular monitoring of blood glucose are essential aspects of Diabetes care.Marking the occasion of World Diabetes Day, the Chellaram Hospital - Diabetes Care & Multispecialty organised a Walk for Diabetes awareness rally for Diabetes on 14th November. Three lectures were also conducted from 15th to 17th November which were streamed live to increase awareness of Diabetes. The topics included Diabetes and eye care, importance of foot care in Diabetes and Hospitalisation and ICU care in Diabetes - what a patient should know.The Chellaram Hospital - Diabetes Care & Multispecialty has been commemorating World Diabetes Day every year. In addition to its focus on basic Diabetes care, the hospital's advanced Diabetes complication management programs like angioplasty, dialysis and foot surgery ensure that entire Diabetes care management is available under one roof.