Last month, we asked for the name of the first nationally marketed sugar-free soft drink.
ANSWER: Plenty of people mentioned “Tab” and “Fresca” but the first one was called “No-Cal”. It was introduced in New York in 1952 and quickly spread across the country. Unfortunately, it used a chemical called sodium cyclamate as its sweetener, which was banned by the FDA in 1970. If you’d like a good laugh, check out their commercial on YouTube: No Cal TV Commercial
CONGRATS TO: Josh Webb, a Type-1 biotechnology engineer from North Bethesda, MD, for being the first person to supply the correct answer!
There is no shortage of famous people with diabetes.
From Mary Tyler Moore to Shawn Michaels, the entertainment field is brimming with T1s. But what about the world of animation? A few years ago, we discovered that Scott Malkinson (of South Park) has T1D. But there is another animated character with T1, on my all-time fav show, The Simpsons. Who is it?
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