The Sansum Diabetes Research Institute was founded in 1944 by Dr. William D. Sansum, the first physician in the U.S. to both produce and administer life-saving insulin. Today the Institute is a world leader in research and innovation, education and care for adults and children living with all forms of diabetes.
For insulin-treated individuals planning to travel across multiple time zones – and it is free!. The site provides handy tips from what to pack, how to deal with airport security to what the weather is like at your destination. There is also guidance on planning your insulin that can be discussed with your diabetes team before you go.
ExCarbs is free online resource for people living with type 1 diabetes and wanting to exercise. The latest version is a unique and international collaboration between BDEC, Sansum Diabetes Research Institute based in Santa Barbara, California and York University in Canada, and is supported by an unrestricted grant from Sanofi.
Mil Familias is an innovative ten-year initiative to improve the lives of Latino families affected by diabetes through research, education, and care. This initiative is led by the Sansum Diabetes Research Institute and supported by a diverse consortium of allies from around the nation.