Individuals and communities across Canada and the world were impacted in diverse ways by the discovery of insulin. Many Canadians have worked to advance insulin research and diabetes treatment as well. Explore their stories here. 

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Legacy Stories

The discovery of insulin continues to impact the lives of Canadians every day. Discover how Canadians live with diabetes and the incredible scientific work still being done to combat this epidemic disease.

A special thanks to the staff, campers, and alumni at Camp Huronda and Diabetes Canada D-Camps for sharing their stories with Defining Moments Canada and our audiences.