World Diabetes Day: Why celebrate on November 14th?

Today is World Diabetes Day and around the world, various awareness campaigns will culminate on today to acknowledge those who live with diabetes and for those who are do not, to make them more aware & understanding of what it is like to live with diabetes. But for me, I like to give thanks and…

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90 Years of Insulin: The Story Of Elizabeth Hughes

On the 23rd of January 2012, marked the 90th anniversary of the first person with Type 1 Diabetes in the world being treated with insulin, a 14 year old boy called Leonard Thompson. It reminded me of a book that has recently come on the market to commerate the 90th anniversary of the discovery of insulin called…

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