Mon, 17 November 2014
Mr. Grant Maltman, Curator
Banting House National Historic Site of Canada
Canadian Diabetes Association
London Ontario Canada
Grant Maltman is a graduate from The University of Western Ontario and has nearly 25 years experience in the cultural resource management and heritage presentation field. His journey started at Sir Frederick G. Banting Secondary School when, as a student, he presented the Canadian Diabetes Association with a cheque from the student body for the development of Banting House museum. Drawn to the diverse collection Banting House held, the history and the impact of the discovery of insulin on the world, it seemed a worthy project for the student body to support. He has proudly served as the curator of Banting House National Historic Site of Canada for the last 20 years. In addition to securing the designation of Banting House as a national historic site, he served as a historical consultant for the Royal Canadian Mint’s coin commemorating Banting as Canada’s first Nobel Prize recipient and the CBC production, The Greatest Canadian Contest. Grant enjoys sharing stories on the life and career of Sir Frederick Banting, the discovery of insulin and the Canadian Diabetes Association’s stewardship of this international treasure and symbolic site of hope in the fight against diabetes.
Mon, 3 November 2014
Today on DiabetesPowerShow, Charlie Cherry, Chris Moore, Theresa Moore and Chris Daniel welcome, in studio, the Executive Director of the Nevada Chapter of JDRF, Colleen Saca, and Sara Nicastro, the Nevada JDRF Development Manager. We talk about the latest in Diabetes Research, and the many great things happening with JDRF. New innovations hold promise, like the artificial pancreas, stem cell research, and much more. We take a look into the future of Diabetes, and dream of the many up-and- coming technologies, and ultimately, the possibilities of a cure.