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15/04/1923 Insulin becomes generally available

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Novo Story of Insulin - Part 1 - Jim Turner

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THE BIG HISTORY OF INSULIN

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Insulin Discovery 1921

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The Quest

American pharmaceutical company Eli Lilly started to sell insulin for treatment of diabetes. The disease was known to medicine from antiquity. Insulin was discovered by Charles Best and Frederick Banting in 1922. It's still used as a medication for high blood sugar today. Typically it is given by injection under the skin.