World Diabetes Day, November 14

On November 14, World Diabetes Day will be celebrated around the world. It is the birthday of Sir Frederick Banting, who discovered insulin along with Charles Best. Sir Frederick Banting and John McLeod were awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1923.

Insulin, hormone which lowers blood sugar levels.
Glucagon, hormone which raises blood sugar levels.


Handmade silver jewelry of the three dimensional structures of insulin and glucagon.



During 2020, 10% of my sales of my jewelry of insulin and glucagon will go to the Juvenile diabetes foundation (Sweden).