diabetes

It’s been nearly a hundred years since the discovery of insulin. And scientists over the past century have been gradually refining its function to make life better for people with diabetes.

Now researchers in Cleveland have developed a new generation of insulin that expands its lifesaving potential. In this week’s Exploradio, WKSU’s Jeff St.Clair looks at the latest milestone in the molecule’s history.

John Barnes
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An Ohio lawmaker says more needs to be done to help Ohioans who suffer from diabetes. So he’s proposing a bill he thinks will develop a foundation for progress to battle the disease. 

Democratic Rep. John Barnes says his bill would collect important information.