Leonard Thompson received the first successful injection of insulin.
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    IDF is deeply concerned by the crisis in Ukraine and is closely monitoring the situation to ensure that emergency relief is provided to people living with diabetes in the country and refugees in neighbouring countries. IDF Member Direct Relief has mobilised its resources to support medical needs as they become known.

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