Sanofi Diabetes

Did You Know?

  • Global healthcare spending on diabetes was $378 billion in 2010, projected to rise to $490 billion by 2030.
    – via International Diabetes Federation
  • 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
  • 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
  • Each state has specific laws about issuing a drivers license to a person with diabetes. Do you know what your state requires?
    – via American Diabetes Association
  • French artist Paul Cézanne, famous for his still life paintings, had diabetes.
    – via D Life