Sanofi Diabetes

Did You Know?

  • The American Diabetes Association was founded in 1940 to address the increasing incidence of the disease.
    – via American Diabetes Association
  • There are some healthier dessert options out there for people with diabetes.  One idea: no-sugar hot chocolate with cinnamon sprinkled on top.
    – via WebMD
  • For people with type 2 diabetes, even short spurts of exercise may help improve blood sugar levels.
    – via Endocrine Society
  • Tennis champ Arthur Ashe, the only African-American man to ever win the men's Wimbledon title, had type 2 diabetes.
    – via D Life
  • 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