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Can people with diabetes get special access to theme parks?

There really aren’t many benefits from having diabetes.

Free medication is one of the “perks” of being diabetic, however, while some may be entitled to benefits such as disability living allowance, there are no specific positives that derive from diabetes.

This was until people started using their diabetes to avoid queuing for rides at theme parks.

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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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