How to enjoy a healthy, balanced
diet even with diabetes

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The Christmas holidays are over, and for many people the new year means making resolutions. For a lot of people, a healthier diet is right at the top of their list of priorities. Nevertheless, eating is not only about satisfying hunger, but also about enjoyment. This is true for people with type 1 diabetes too, but it is important to be aware of some additional factors that affect your diet. 

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Our commitment to people with diabetes

World Diabetes Month 2023

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Around 537 million people worldwide are living with diabetes today. At Ypsomed, our dedication to improving the lives of people with diabetes and other chronic conditions goes beyond World Diabetes Month – it is a year-round commitment.

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100 years of insulin

The success story of a life-saving hormone

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In July 1921, Canadian researchers Frederick Banting and his assistant Charles Best achieved a revolutionary breakthrough: they succeeded in isolating insulin from dogs’ pancreas for the first time and were also able to demonstrate its blood glucose-lowering effect - thus laying the most important foundation stone for the effective treatment of diabetes mellitus. At last there was justified hope of saving the lives of children with diabetes, who until then had only survived an average of one to two years after diagnosis without any option of therapy.

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