Diabetes Forecast

Diabetes Through History

Celebrate the American Diabetes Association’s 75th anniversary with a stroll down memory lane

By Regan Minners , ,

Diabetes care has changed significantly since the American Diabetes Association (ADA) was founded in 1940, with new medicines, devices, and technologies emerging practically every year. Over the same time period, people with diabetes have proved they’re capable of amazing things, refused to be defined by their diabetes, and continually pushed for better tools, care, and medicines. 

In this timeline, Diabetes Forecast explores highlights in the progress of the people, care, and culture of diabetes over the past 75 years.

 Download a printable full-color timeline of diabetes history and American Diabetes Association accomplishments.



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