Santa Barbara to be world’s most diabetes-friendly destination thanks to Mosher Foundation Grant to the Center

$50,000 grant will be used to build relationships with the travel industry and create new materials that support people with diabetes visiting Santa Barbara SANTA BARBARA, Calif. – Oct. 28, 2014 –William Sansum Diabetes Center is pleased to announce they have received a $50,000 grant from the Santa Barbara based Mosher Foundation. The grant is to further the Center’s mission to make Santa … [Read more...]

October E-Newsletter

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William Sansum Diabetes Center Announces Retirement of Alison Okada Wollitzer, Ph.D.

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. – Sept. 30, 2014 – Alison Okada Wollitzer, Ph.D., has retired from the William Sansum Diabetes Center (formerly Sansum Diabetes Research Institute) after more than 20 years of service. “We appreciate Dr. Wollitzer’s outstanding contributions to the Center over her distinguished career,” said Robert Nagy, M.D., president of the board of trustees. “We thank her for her many … [Read more...]

New ExCarbs.com Lends Exercise Resource and Tips to Those Living with Diabetes

William Sansum Diabetes Center's Dr. David Kerr and other leading experts launch innovative site SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (Sept. 3, 2014) - Exercise and insulin can be difficult bedfellows. People with diabetes can benefit enormously from exercise and sports but controlling blood glucose levels and preventing hypoglycemia caused by exercise is especially problematic. That's at the heart of the … [Read more...]

September eNews

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Sansum Diabetes Research Institute honors its founder by changing its name to William Sansum Diabetes Center

In celebrating its 70th Anniversary, the new name emphasizes distinction in the local community and represents the organization’s legacy and focus on the future SANTA BARBARA, CALIF. – Aug. 27, 2014 – To better reflect its founder, legacy and services, Sansum Diabetes Research Institute has officially changed its name to the William Sansum Diabetes Center and created a new logo representing its … [Read more...]

A Heartbeat Away: Advances in Diabetes Tech Promise Better Self-Care

In May 1922, Dr. William Sansum injected a diabetes patient with insulin for the first time in the U.S., instantly increasing life expectancy from mere weeks to many years... Read the full article in the Pacific Coast Business Times. … [Read more...]

Exercise Intensity Calculator

Plan your workouts with the new Exercise Intensity Calculator at Excarbs.com. … [Read more...]

SDRI August Newsletter

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Inhaled Insulin Shows Value in Artificial Pancreas Study

Inhaled Insulin Shows Value in Artificial Pancreas Study Read the Article … [Read more...]