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How a disinformation campaign wiped out synthetic insulin’s deadly effects

Jan 18, 2020 - 8:30 AM

Hundreds of people died in the two decades after synthetic insulin was launched. A disinformation campaign covered up their plight.

VIALS. Header photo by Novo Nordisk

Number of adults with diabetes has quadrupled since 1980 – WHO

Apr 06, 2016 - 7:10 PM

UPDATED The World Health Organization calls for a holistic response as well as major changes in people s eating and exercise habits

A picture taken on March 14, 2016 shows a solution for the treatment of severe hypoglycemia that may occur in diabetes and a stethoscope displayed on a desktop for an illustration in Paris. / AFP PHOTO / FRANCK FIFE

Cloning: Scientists make insulin-producing cells

Apr 29, 2014 - 12:43 AM

We are now one step closer to being able to treat diabetic patients with their own insulin producing cells says the New York Stem Cell Foundation

STEM CELLS. A May 2013 photo shows a stem cell colony produced from human skin cells. File photo by Oregon Health & Science University/EPA