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Why Do We Celebrate World Diabetes Day?

World Diabetes Day is a day to address issues facing the global diabetes community and is also is Sir Frederick Banting’s birthday. In case you’re not familiar, Banting and his assistant Charles Best co-discovered insulin in the 1920’s. They were both extremely important pioneers in diabetes research.

#T1DLooksLikeMe

I am Calla Michalski. I am currently 27 years old and have been living with Type 1 Diabetes for 18 years. November is National Diabetes Awareness Month, and T1D looks like me! If you… Continue reading