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Diabetes by the numbers

Greater awareness of diabetes and the facts surrounding it are critical to dealing with the growing diabetes epidemic in Canada.

A call to action

Access to care and healthy environments key to type 2 diabetes treatment, management

Who are you fighting for?

When David Markle steps up to the tee box, he’s doing more than showing his prowess and sportsmanship in golf; he’s also spreading the word about diabetes.

Coaching helps people with type 2 live better

Staying at a healthy weight has been an ongoing challenge for Gwen Steeves, a nurse in Moncton, N.B. But when she was diagnosed two years ago with type 2 diabetes, she knew this was a challenge she seriously needed to overcome.

90 years of treatment innovation

In 1923 and 1925, two small Danish companies began producing a revolutionary new drug that had just been discovered by two Canadian scientists – insulin. A look at their 90-year history (including their amalgamation to become Novo Nordisk in 1989) provides a glimpse into the evolving world of medical innovation in diabetes care.

Donations generate funds – and hope – in effort to find a cure

There was one thing Meagan Abbott knew for certain when she was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes three years ago, at the age of 24: she was going to help find a cure for the disease. There was one thing Meagan Abbott knew for certain when she was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes three years ago, at the age of 24: she was going to help find a cure for the disease.