Treating Diabetes With Light

Professor Simon Friedman of the University of Missouri-Kansas City school of pharmacy is developing an alternate method of delivery insulin. (Alex Smith/for WHYY)
Professor Simon Friedman of the University of Missouri-Kansas City school of pharmacy is developing an alternate method of delivery insulin. (Alex Smith/for WHYY)
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For many people with diabetes, needles are a blessing and a curse. They make it possible to keep blood sugar levels in check with insulin. But they also make injection rituals uncomfortable, even painful. A Missouri researcher may have found a way to ease their plight with light. Alex Smith from Here & Now contributor KCUR’s Heartland Health Monitor and The Pulse reports.

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This segment aired on June 8, 2016. The audio for this segment is not available.

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