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
  • 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
  • Stress, anxiety and depression can all trigger hunger that is not based on physicial needs.
    – via Joslin
  • Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes in 2008, two years after he was selected in the NFL draft.
    – 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