Breakthrough: the Discovery of Insulin, and the Making of a Medical Miracle by Thea Cooper and Arthur Ainsberg
Breakthrough
Resources

American Diabetes Association: their mission is to prevent and cure diabetes and to improve the lives of all people affected by diabetes by providing important information, funding research and advocating on behalf of diabetics.

Diabetes Public Health Resource from the Centers for Disease Control: offers information for the public and professional about diabetes, including research, statistics, and educational publications.

Discovery and Early Development of Insulin:Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library, University of Toronto: view a digital collection related to the discovery of insulin. Find original notebooks, correspondence, photographs and more from all the key players including Frederick Banting, Charles Best and Elizabeth Hughes.

dLife.com: offers information and community support for diabetics and caregivers, answers questions and provides healthy recipes.

Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation International: a worldwide leader for research to cure type 1 diabetes.  It sets the global agenda for diabetes research, and is the largest charitable funder and advocate of diabetes science worldwide.

International Diabetes Federation: an umbrella organization of over 200 national diabetes associations in over 160 countries. Its mission is to promote diabetes care, prevention and a cure worldwide.

Joslin Diabetes Center: researchers, clinicians and educators collaborate to produce scientific discovery, clinical care and educational strategies.

Life for a Child Program: this International Diabetes Federation program helps ensure that children with diabetes in developing countries receive clinical care and education.

New-York Historical Society: New York City’s oldest museum,  and one of the nation’s most distinguished independent research libraries.

Royal Ontario Museum: among the world’s leading museums of natural history, and of world cultures.

ReadersCircle.Org: a book club networking site serving the US, UK, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand with listings for local groups, author events, and phone chats.