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Q&A with Anwar Boutahar: Life as a teen with type 1

October 24, 2019

No one knows diabetes better than those who live it every day.

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What My Experience with Diabetes Has Taught Me about Speaking Up and Taking Action

August 27, 2019

It wasn’t until one terrifying night that I realized how badly I had misunderstood the risks of my condition.

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The Future of the Life Sciences in Ontario Is Bright 

July 23, 2019

Ontario is home to a diverse and thriving life sciences community. It includes companies both large and small – multinationals and homegrown firms – service providers, academics, students and government officials. 

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Patients at the centre of discussions at BIO International
Convention 2019

June 27, 2019

Earlier this month, I had the pleasure of attending BIO International Convention 2019. I was excited for the opportunity to meet with many bright-minded individuals from across the biotechnology industry to share ideas. 

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Walking the Walk for Holistic Wellness

May 29, 2019

Part of creating a welcoming and positive work environment includes building a wellness plan that supports everyone in your organization—regardless of needs, conditions or abilities.

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Canadian Innovation: Leaders Driving Change

April 30, 2019

Sunday, April 21, 2019 was World Creativity and Innovation Day (#WCID). Observed by the United Nations and around the world, #WCID occurs one day before Earth Day and six days after the birthday of Leonardo da Vinci (the day celebrates the importance of sustainability and multidisciplinary thinking).

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Novo Nordisk Mentors: Helping Teens with Hemophilia Prepare for Careers

March 29, 2019

In Canada, about 3,100 people live with hemophilia. While rare, this bleeding disorder can have serious health impacts: chronic pain, limited mobility and even risk of premature death if treated inadequately.

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You’ve heard of the bottom line; at Novo Nordisk, we have three. 

February 27, 2019

I was speaking to a friend recently about a perception many have of pharmaceutical companies, and the impact of this industry on society. 

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What it means to be patient-centric

January 24, 2019

Patient-centricity is the mindset of designing a service or solution around a patient. At Novo Nordisk, patients are at the centre of our business, so much so that it is laid out in the Novo Nordisk Essentials, 10 clearly defined statements describing how the Novo Nordisk Way works in practice.  

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Navigating Links Between Diabetes and Food Insecurity

December 18, 2018

Novo Nordisk is collaborating with cross-sector partners at the intersection of diabetes and food insecurity to support healthier options for the most vulnerable populations.

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Celebrating Canadian Innovation: The Story of Insulin

November 14, 2018

The story of insulin is one of collaboration—its discovery, development and continued innovation made possible by a common goal of changing diabetes.

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Working with Obesity – When stigma gets in the way in the workplace

October 11, 2018

Today marks the third annual World Obesity Day. By 2025, it is estimated that 2.7 billion people will be overweight or living with obesity.

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Catching inspiration - living your best life with diabetes

September 19, 2018

As the leader of a Canadian company focused on improving the health of Canadians, supporting individuals in their pursuit of healthy living continues to be a big source of motivation.

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Diabetes Doesn’t Slow us Down: A Conversation with Team Novo Nordisk’s Reid McClure

August 30, 2018

Novo Nordisk was born out of a mission to truly put patients first, supporting the 382 million people around the world living with diabetes.* Since the beginning, we’ve continually looked for ways to create programs that not only help those living with diabetes manage their respective conditions – but to show them what’s possible when you do.

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Being bold: both in our work and workspace

June 28, 2018

We believe that having a workplace grounded in strong values helps to attract the right people to our team. We also believe that our team draws inspiration from the spaces they work in every day.

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It's all connected

April 23, 2018

What makes up a large part of the person you are today comes from your roots. From where you grew up, to what sparked your interests in life.

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