insulin

Sea snail, human insulin hybrid could lead to better diabetes treatments

World’s smallest, fully functional version of insulin combines the potency of human insulin with the fast-acting potential of venom insulin produced by predatory cone snails.


Seeking black market medications

Altruism and a lack of access and affordability are three reasons why people with chronic illnesses turn to the underground exchange for medicines and supplies, new research shows.


Imagining a world without diabetes

An initiative at University of Utah Health aims to improve the lives of people with diabetes, which affects nearly 10% of America’s population.


SMART INSULIN

U researcher developing long-lasting insulin for Type I diabetics that could eliminate the need for constant monitoring and injections.