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The Holocaust, diabetes and a tale of resilience

April 16, 2010Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

Here's a shout out to a blog I stumbled across this morning. It's called a sweet life and it's about diabetes. It caught my eye because a recent posting contained a fascinating history lesson. After wondering how people with Type 1 diabetes managed to survive the Holocaust, the blogger dug up a story about Eva Saxl, who, along with her husband, fled Nazi-occupied Prague for a Jewish ghetto in Shanghai, which was Japanese occupied at the time. The Japanese began shutting down pharmacies and insulin...

American Diabetes Association, e-SP, Eva Saxl, holocaust, Insulin, Type 1 Diabetes

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