The Unique Experience and Challenges of Indigenous Peoples Living with Diabetes
How Insulin Was Discovered: Canada’s Gift to the World
When Sir Frederick Banting awoke in the middle of the night with an idea about how to treat diabetes, he had no way of knowing he was on the brink of transforming—and in many cases saving—the lives of millions of people around the world. Join Grant Maltman, Curator at the Banting House National Historic Site of Canada in London, Ontario, as he shares the unique story of Dr. Banting and how that middle-of-the-night moment changed history. Special bonus: Watch as Grant unveils Canada Post’s newest commemorative stamp to mark the 100th anniversary of the discovery of insulin. Also a special address by MP Sonia Sidhu, Chair of the All-Party Diabetes Caucus for the House of Commons’ Standing Committee on Health.
Advances in the Treatment of diabetes: Where have we been and where are we going?
Join Toronto’s Dr. Alice Cheng and Dr. Bruce Perkins as they discuss the latest advances in diabetes treatment and care. From do-it-yourself looping to islet transplants, from stem cells to continuous glucose monitors, there have never been more options or opportunities.