Embassy of Denmark in the Czech Republic

Exactly 101 years ago, Frederick Banting and Charles Best discovered insulin, which still helps people with diabetes 💉
And on this day we commemorate the World Diabetes Day. It’s a day dedicated to raising awareness of the health condition suffering millions of people around the world. That is, every tenth adult suffers from diabetes and approximately half of them have not been diagnosed yet.
Did you know that Denmark is closely related to the invention of insulin? A year after this crucial discovery of insulin, the Danish company Novo Nordisk was founded. Two years later, in March 1923, the first patients were treated with insulin of the Danish company and they continue to be treated today.
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Exactly 101 years ago, Frederick Banting and Charles Best discovered insulin which has helped people suffering from diabetes by today 💉🩸
On this day, we mark #WorldDiabetesDay. It’s a day to bring awareness about the health condition that millions of people across the world are affected by. 1 in 10 adults have diabetes and around half of them are not yet diagnosed.
Did you know that Denmark is closely linked to the invention of insulin? One year after this crucial discovery of insulin, the Danish company, Novo Nordisk, was founded. Two years later in March 1923, the first patients were treated with the Danish company’s insulin and still i#NovoNordisk100
📷: From Walk Against Diabetes in Prague, 2018

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