Sanofi Diabetes

Did You Know?

  • Diabetes is one of the first diseases ever described; a mention of it was found on an Egyptian manuscript from c. 1500 BC.
    – via The Ebers Papyrus, Original research
  • In 1916, Elliot Joslin, MD, published the first edition of The Treatment of Diabetes Mellitus. Joslin remains an internationally recognized influential voice in diabetes care.
    – via American Diabetes Association
  • The American Diabetes Association has released a new bilingual Latin-American cookbook, Cocinando para Latinos con Diabetes, with recipes for salsas, empanadas, rice and beans, desserts, and more.
    – via American Diabetes Association
  • Winter Olympian Kris Freeman, a cross country skiier, is believed to be the first athlete with type 1 diabetes to compete at a world-class level in an endurance sport.
    – via American Diabetes Association
  • If you're overweight, losing just 5 to 10 percent of your body weight can make a difference in helping manage your blood sugar.
    – via Mayo Clinic