Archive - June 15, 2015

7 things that someone with diabetes wouldn’t want to hear people say

There are times as a diabetic when some conversations make you very, very annoyed. These could be one-liners, stories or questions, but they will exasperate you.

We’ve taken a look at seven of these triggers. Try not to get angry when you read them.

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Diabetes Legends: Dr. Elliot Proctor Joslin – a pioneer of diabetes treatment

Elliot Proctor Joslin is considered a pioneer in the treatment of diabetes. His approach to diabetes – giving the patients responsibility for their own care – was unique at the time.

He is also the founder of the Joslin Diabetes Centre, but why did Joslin have such a big impact on diabetes management?

We look at the story of how a young doctor pursued the field of diabetes after leaving medical school, becoming the first to specialise in it, and saw over 50,000 patients during his career.

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