Test your Diabetes knowledge!

Just a few questions to jog your memory with all things diabetes. See how many you can get! 1. When was insulin first discovered and extracted for the use in diabetic patients? 1880 1923 1946 1825 2. What was the name of the first patient treated with insulin? Thomas Smith Leonard Thompson Jonathan West James…

World Diabetes Day – Insulin discovery

Since I come from a science background. I thought that this year for World diabetes day I would concentrate on one of the major breakthrough’s in diabetes. The breakthrough which stands out in my mind and is very close to my heart is the discovery of insulin by Dr Frederick Banting and Charles Best. Without this life…

World Diabetes day!! 14th November 2013

Hi guys Today is World Diabetes day!!! I don’t know why but this day has always made me happy, proud and at times sad. On a daily basis I am reminded of my condition and the battle I go through, and I think that World diabetes day gives others the opportunity to remember diabetes. It is also…