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The man who discovered insulin – and gave it to the world for free

Frederick Banting, insulin, World Diabetes Day
Published November 13, 2015
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In 1923, Frederick Banting and his team won the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for the discovery of insulin. Before then, the only way for people with type 1 diabetes to control their blood glucose was on a “starvation diet,” which is exactly what it sounds like.

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