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Special award and gift for diabetes patient

Connie Stanley, a patient who utilizes Belleville General Hospital’s Diabetes Clinic, was presented with a Novo Nordisk Half Century Award. The award recognizes individuals who have been using insulin for 50 years or more. They are honoured for their personal commitment and diligence in looking after their health, and for acting as a role model to all those living with diabetes.

The gift associated with the award is a signed, numbered, limited edition print of The Banting Museum and Education Centre where Sir Frederick Banting developed the theory of utilizing insulin to control diabetes. The Canadian artist is David Harrington. Congratulations to Connie and also to QHC’s Diabetes team for making sure Connie is well-supported.

November is Diabetes Awareness Month.

From left: Sarah Backus, RD-Certified Diabetes Educator, Connie Stanley, and Suzanne Staley, RN-Certified Diabetes Educator.