YpsoStory

Whether it is folding envelopes, restocking supplies or taking pens apart – Max has been working at Ypsomed for more than 30 years with great pleasure and dedication. He has a cognitive disability – but that does not stop him from spreading a lot of happiness. We take a look at his activities and our cooperation with the Training and Work Centre for the Disabled (SAZ) in Burgdorf.

The success story of a life-saving hormone

YpsoStory

In July 1921, Canadian researchers Frederick Banting and his assistant Charles Best achieved a revolutionary breakthrough: they succeeded in isolating insulin from dogs’ pancreas for the first time and were also able to demonstrate its blood glucose-lowering effect - thus laying the most important foundation stone for the effective treatment of diabetes mellitus. At last there was justified hope of saving the lives of children with diabetes, who until then had only survived an average of one to two years after diagnosis without any option of therapy.