Attending summer camp is a rite-of-passage for many children. For children with diabetes, this carries even more significance when they can attend a camp specifically designed to foster disease management in a fun and safe environment. Diabetes camps offer a unique way to help children gain confidence to manage the disease on their own – sometimes for the first time. Jerry Mick, first heard about diabetes camps immediately following his son, Jack’s, diagnosis. After Jack attended camp, Jerry saw firsthand the tremendous impact it had on his son.
Lilly is proud to play a small role in supporting the work of a truly inspirational man, Joe Mamlin, M.D., and the organization he helped create to assist the people of Kenya that lack access to basic healthcare.
Our guest blogger is Professor D. Prabhakaran, Director of the Centre for Chronic Disease Control at the Public Health Foundation of India, a public-private initiative to find collaborative solutions to India’s public health challenges. PHFI is a lead partner in the Lilly NCD Partnership in India.
More than 200 TransCanada employees, family and friends participated in the recent Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) 2013 Walk to Cure Diabetes in Houston. The event was captured on video and drew more than 15,000 walkers. As a chief sponsor, TransCanada was out front and center leading the fight against the disease, and many employees dedicated the day to their friends and loved ones affected by the disease.
Novo Nordisk’s TBL Quarterly magazine tells the stories of the individuals that are making a difference for people living with diabetes.
November 21, 2013 /3BL Media/ – The recent estimate from the International Diabetes Federation (IDF) Diabetes Atlas shows that globally 382 million people have diabetes, a figure that is equal to the combined population of the United States and United Kingdom.