India is known as the Diabetes capital of the world, with over 60 million people affected by the condition. This number is expected to double by 2030, highlighting the importance of optimal diabetes care and management. 14th November is celebrated as the World Diabetes Day to mark the birth anniversary of Sir Frederick Banting, who discovered insulin along with Dr. Charles Best in 1922. The theme for this year is Nurse and Diabetes to acknowledge the efforts put in by the nurses in supporting those affected by the chronic condition. This blog is aimed to help the general public understand the condition to enable its early diagnosis and management. It will also help those with the condition to understand the importance of optimal diabetes management particularly during the pandemic time.