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1923 - First Danish patient treatet with insulin

The first person in Denmark is treated with insulin in March at Kommunehospital in Copenhagen. A 40-year-old man who had diabetes for 6 years is admitted in a diabetic coma. The insulin works successfully, and his blood glucose falls, but unfortunately he dies from other complications. In April, seven more people are treated. All thrive and live for many years thereafter.

 

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