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100 Years of Insulin—Celebrating Its Impact on Our Lives

A celebration of the discovery of insulin and its positive impact on those living with diabetes. Open to the public, 100 Years of Insulin: Celebrating its impact on our lives, will highlight how Toronto’s gift to the world has saved many lives.
People and families living with diabetes, along with experts in the field, will discuss current advances in managing diabetes with insulin and new technologies, and what the future holds for continuing to improve treatments.

Live well and thrive with diabetes.

Sponsored by:
Diabetes Action Canada and the Banting & Best Diabetes Centre, University of Toronto

In collaboration with:
Division of Endocrinology, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto
Office of the Vice-President, Research and Innovation, University of Toronto
Diabetes Canada
Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation
Funded by:
Sun Life Financial

2021 marks the 100th anniversary of the discovery of insulin, highlighting the collaborative effort that U of T and its affiliated hospitals and industry partners took to develop, advance and distribute this life-saving treatment to millions worldwide.