A historic building in the North-East has been lit up to mark World Diabetes Day . Between 7pm and 11pm last Friday, Durham Castle was lit up to call for greater awareness about diabetes and children .
The Castle, which is the historic seat of the Bishop of Durham, was lit up blue to represent the official colour of World Diabetes Day .
The organiser of the event, a member of Durham Diabetes UK group, Ian Rudd, reportedly commented: “We are supporting World Diabetes Day because we feel that we need to increase awareness of the condition and the problems it brings to sufferers if it is not diagnosed early and treated effectively. Every act of celebratio, from the largest public act to an individual act, will help bring diabetes to light.”
Around a thousand landmarks around the world were lit up in blue to raise awareness on World Diabetes Day.

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