Elizabeth Evans Hughes: Reluctant Diabetes Pioneer

Elizabeth Evans Hughes blazed an intriguing and courageous trail for people living with diabetes. However, she was reluctant to take center-stage while doing so.

Read about her journey at Discuss Diabetes here.

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Laura K.

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Comment by nel on March 29, 2012 at 5:48pm

Another success story posted in the Vancouver Sun paper : Sheila Thorn, who was born in Kamloops, B.C., and spent the first seven years of her life in this country, was described by the British health advocacy group Diabetes U.K. as "the longest surviving insulin-dependent person with diabetes in the world."
Read more: http://www.canada.com/health/Early+patient+insulin+discoverer+Banti...

Comment by Mikeonline2821 on March 30, 2012 at 8:12am

well I hope we can move that far in the next 100 years. Think of what can come next. Thanks for sharing this story.

Comment by Laura K, Sanofi US Diabetes on March 30, 2012 at 8:45am

Thanks for sharing nel! Read this great story on your recent TuDiabetes blog post. Love to hear these inspirational stories, especially during Women’s History Month!

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Laura

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