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Diabetes care reaches new heights as drone delivers insulin for patient

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Diabetes care reaches new heights as drone delivers insulin for patient

The international medical team that accomplished the world's first documented drone delivery of insulin for a patient living in a remote community.  The 16-minute test flight from Galway, Ireland, to the Aran Islands about 12 miles off the west coast of Ireland took place Sept. 13 last year, according to the drone project's principal investigator, Derek O'Keeffe, M.D., Ph.D., a consultant endocrinologist at National University of Ireland Galway.

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