WHEREAS every child should grow up happy, healthy and supported by their community.
AND WHEREAS many children and their families affected by diabetes feel overwhelmed by the constant management tasks, daily challenges and financial burdens that the disease brings;
AND WHEREAS these children and families often feel isolated and alone, due to the lack of awareness and misunderstandings about diabetes and those around them;
AND WHEREAS community organizations, health providers and school officials are doing what they can to make sure these children are healthy and happy;
NOWTHEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Council of The Corporation of the Municipality of Wawa does hereby proclaim the month of November, 2018 as “Diabetes Awareness Month” and urges all residents to become familiar with diabetes and support the programs and services for those persons impacted by diabetes.
Dated this 6th day of November, 2018.