WORLD DIABETES DAY November 14th

Time to get our game on. Let's shout until we're blue in the face!

Wonderful news... UBC scientists reverse diabetes in mice using stem-cell transplants

VANCOUVER -- For the first time ever, University of B.C. scientists have used human embryonic stem cell transplants to reverse Type 1 diabetes in mice with the disease, giving hope to about 300 million people around the world who suffer from the chronic…Read More

Diabetes... an $83 Billion a year industry just in the U.S.

Diabetes affects nearly 25 million Americans, and that number is expected to grow substantially every year. It's the fifth leading cause of death in America, more than breast cancer and AIDs combined. And according to a report released last week from the…Read More

GREAT news from the Faustman Lab... reason for hope~

Clinical trial results support strategy for reversing type 1 diabetes Treatment with generic vaccine kills autoimmune cells, temporarily restoring insulin production A phase I clinical trial has confirmed that use of a generic vaccine to raise levels of an…Read More

Ask Google for a Frederick Banting Doodle... discovered insulin in 1921

Of the 366 million people with diabetes in the world, almost 100 million depend on insulin to live. November 14 is the birthday of Sir Frederick Banting, one of the main discoverers of insulin. His discovery was so significant that this date has been…Read More

92 days to go - World Diabetes Day

Wear your colors - share the BLUEs with the world!

November 14th is less than a week away...

Please recruit your friends to join our cause to spread awareness of diabetes. Thank you for your support.
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