The Rise and Fall
UHF’s Virtual Expedition:
The Rise and Fall of Diabetes
Diabetes affects 463M people and is now in the top 10 causes of death worldwide. In Alberta, about 1.2 million people are living with diabetes or prediabetes. During our Virtual Expedition, Dr. James Shapiro, the lead on the research team that resulted in the Edmonton Protocol, spoke on the next stage of diabetes treatment and cure.
Learn more about the history of diabetes and the success Dr. Shapiro’s team has seen in converting patients’ blood cells into insulin-producing islet cells.