STATE OF DELAWARE
WHEREAS, there are approximately one million known cases of diabetes in this country, including many men, women and children here in Delaware; and
WHEREAS, early detection and medical treatment can prevent serious complications and enable most diabetics to enjoy normal lives; and
WHEREAS, free tests being offered by Delaware physicians and hospitals the week of November 17-23 afford opportunity for all of our citizens to become better informed about this major health hazard and to take individual protection against it; now
THEREFORE, I, J. CALEB BOGGS, Governor of the State of Delaware, do hereby proclaim the period November 17-23, 1957, as
DIABETIC DETECTION WEEK IN DELAWARE
and urge all our citizens to avail themselves of the opportunity to become better informed about diabetes through cooperation with the Medical Society of Delaware.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I, J. Caleb Boggs, Governor of the State of Delaware, have hereunto set my hand and caused the Great Seal of the said State to be hereunto affixed at Dover this Twenty-first day of November in the year of our Lord one thousand nine hundred and fifty-seven and of the Independence of the United States of America, the one hundred and eighty-second.
J. CALEB, BOGGS, Governor
JOHN N. McDOWELL, Secretary of State