100 years of insulin — what would a cure mean?

This is the 100 year anniversary of the discovery of insulin, which was co-discovered by Canadian, Fredrick Banting in 1921. His birthday was on the 14th November, and it’s remembered each year as World Diabetes Day. Without his discovery 100 years ago our type 1 diabetes story, along with many others across the world would be very different. Insulin not only unlocks the energy for our body but it also unlocks many stories that wouldn’t be here today without it.

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I write about caring for an amazing child who is type 1 diabetic as well as writing children’s fiction. https://michelle-mckenna.com

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