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Did You Know?
- 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
- Scientists have identified nearly 50 genes or gene regions associated with type 1 diabetes.– via National Institutes of Health
- 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
- Processed cheese, also known as American cheese, can contain as many as three times the number of carbohydrates as unprocessed types.– via D Life
- 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