2021 marks the centenary of the discovery of insulin. Since that landmark discovery, huge advances have taken place in our understanding of the pathogenesis of type 1 diabetes and type 2 diabetes, as well as improvements in the treatment of patients with diabetes. This Milestone timeline highlights some of the key advances that have occurred in diabetes research over the past 100 years — from the development of synthetic insulin to new drug classes and technologies for the management of diabetes.

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