Sanofi Diabetes

Did You Know?

  • Purdue University researchers found that people who eat almonds at breakfast – a low glycemic index food – were less likely to have spikes in blood sugar throughout the morning and after lunch.
    – via Institute of Food Technologists
  • The World Health Organization estimates that more than 346 million people worldwide have diabetes. Take part in World Diabetes Day celebrations on November 14, 2012.
    – via World Health Organization
  • Scientists have identified nearly 50 genes or gene regions associated with type 1 diabetes.
    – via National Institutes of Health
  • Strength training might be a beneficial exercise for people with Type 2 diabetes. You should speak with your healthcare provider to see if it could benefit you.
    – via WebMD
  • Global healthcare spending on diabetes was $378 billion in 2010, projected to rise to $490 billion by 2030.
    – via International Diabetes Federation